Consulting Firm Recommends Cost Cutting Measures For Iowa Universities |

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Over the last ten weeks a consulting firm has been at each of the schools twice. The Iowa Board of Regents approved the study at a cost of $2.5 million. The firm found a list of concerns but is moving forward with improvements in eight areas. They include bettering purchasing practices, optimizing how IT services are provided, finding better ways to use university space, cutting utility costs, and simplifying financial services. A plan of action will now be developed and a timeline for the changes to be implemented. Read the recommendations here . visit

Redskins hired lobbying firm in May to help with name controversy -

(USATSI) The never-ending tilt-a-whirl that is the Redskins efforts to save their name continues on: Washington's football time hired a lobbying firm in May according to lobbying disclosures filed. Dan Snyder's team hired the McGuireWoods Consulting firm amid a major storm of politicking about the Redskins name, the Washington Post reports . 50 senators, including Senate majority leader Harry Reid, penned a letter to the Redskins urging them to change the team's name . The NFL can no longer ignore this and perpetuate the use of this name as anything but what it is: a racial slur," the letter said. "We urge you and the National Football League to send the same clear message as the N.B.A. visit

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 . Both comments and pings are currently closed. Bowling Green aldermen were slated to hear from four consulting firms that want to oversee the citys street repair program in an executive session last night (Monday, June 16), Each firm offered a presentation. The city will choose one and negotiate a fee. The firm that is selected will do pavement analysis, specification work and construction management for the three-year-project. visit