Why is the University considering leasing its parking operations?
Geoffrey S. Chatas - Exceeding Expectations
What is the benefit of receiving and investing a large, lump sum of money up-front as opposed to just investing the profit from the parking operation each year and letting our investment pool grow that way?
Geoffrey S. Chatas - Protecting Our Future
Overall, how does the University feel about the bids it received? Does it make economic sense to continue with this process?
Geoffrey S. Chatas - Benefits to Ohio State
How Ohio State would benefit if the university agrees to a 50-year, $400 million lease of its parking operation.
Many colleges and universities, including Ohio State, are looking to privatize certain functions of their day to day governing. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll discuss the potential advantages and problems with privatization of public universities.
Geoff Chatas (Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Business and Finance, The Ohio State University)
Jim Petro (Chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents)
Gordon Aubrecht (President, OSU American Association of University Professors Chapter)
Ohio State is facing funding challenges. Only 10% of our budget comes from state funds. To fund our critically important programs, we must rethink the status quo.
President E. Gordon Gee discusses funding challenges at the May 2 Faculty Address.