Self-Operated Program Winner:
Large Private Institution Winner:
Public Institution Winner:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Total full-time enrollment: 27,000
Institution type: Four-year public
Small/Medium Institution Winner:
Shippensburg University (Pa.)
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (Pa.)
Trine University (Ind.)
Each of our 65 entries was evaluated, using a point system for each response, by at least four members of the University Business team and one external judge, with similar-sized institutions grouped together.
1. A variety of table sizes and styles?from bar stools to tables fit for a team and everything in between.
2. Comfortable seating?perhaps choosing sprung-back chairs, as the College of the Ozarks (Mo.) did.
3. Detached food stations?to avoid long lines building up.