Preparing to Outsource, A&M Tells Employees Don't Worry

In an interview with The Texas Tribune on the day he was named chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, John Sharp said would-be higher education reformers had gone about things all wrong by targeting universities’ core functions: teaching and research.

“The first place you start is those things that support that core function,” he said. “The things that support the core function are everything from utilities to grounds maintenance, to food preparation, to all the things like that — from the chancellor’s office, the president's office, public relations, everything is there to serve those two things.” ...

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