Finding aid for the Cresap Report to the University of Cincinnati, 1988


Title:
Cresap Report to the University of Cincinnati, 1988
Repository:
University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library
Phone: 513-556-1959
http://www.libraries.uc.edu/arb.html
Creator:
University of Cincinnati
Dates:
1988
Quantity:
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
This collection consists of a 1988 report compiled by Cresap, a consulting firm hired by the University of Cincinnati to find ways to reduce costs. The collection also includes the responses of the University Librarian, the University Library faculty, and the Faculty Senate to the report along with other correspondence concerning the report.
Identification:
UA-01-61
Location:
Archives and Rare Books Library
Language:
The records are in English

History of the Cresap Report

In 1988, the University of Cincinnati hired Cresap, a consulting company to find ways to reduce costs in the administration of the University. Cresap submitted their study to the University in August of 1988. The report made 170 recommendations that would result in a savings of $11 million. The report suggested the elimination of a number of administrative and staff positions including 40 positions in the University Libraries alone.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a 1988 report compiled by Cresap, a consulting firm hired by the University of Cincinnati to find ways to reduce costs. The collection also includes the responses of the University Librarian, the University Library faculty, and the Faculty Senate to the report along with other correspondence concerning the report and the possible ramifications of its implementation.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by material type.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Persons:

Cain, Linda J.
Steger, Joseph A.

Organizations/Corporations:

Cresap, McCormick, and Paget
University of Cincinnati - Administation
University of Cincinnati. Faculty Senate

Preferred Citation

The preferred form of citation for this collection is: Cite specific item as appropriate, Cresap Report to the University of Cincinnati, 1988, UA-01-61, Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Detailed Description of The Collection


Box 1 / Folder 1
Cresap Report, Vol. 1, Chapter 1-11, August 1988




Box 1 / Folder 2
Cresap Report, Vol. I, Chapter III, 1988




Box 1 / Folder 3
Cresap Report, Volume II, August 1988




Box 1 / Folder 4
Cresap Report, Volume III, Chapter VI - VII, August 1988




Box 1 / Folder 5
Cresap Report, Vol. III, Chp. VIII-X, August 1988




Box 1 / Folder 6
Cresap Report - Reorganization of Executive Structure, August 1988




Box 1 / Folder 7
Faculty Seante - Minutes, Agendas and Reports regarding Cresap, 1988




Box 1 / Folder 8
University Librarian Response to Cresap Report, October 1988




Box 1 / Folder 9
Various Correspondence Regarding Cresap Study, 1988