University of Kentucky plans to privatize its dining services

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

The University of Kentucky plans to privatize its dining services, with the larger goal of bringing in millions of dollars for new dining facilities on campus, UK President Eli Capilouto has announced.

UK will begin negotiations with vendors immediately, Capilouto said.

Capilouto said UK's best interests will be served by a partner who can "invest millions of dollars in upgrading dining facilities across campus, offer more convenient hours and expand food options, including healthier choices for customers."

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