Campus ID News
Card, mobile credential, payment and security
FEATURED
PARTNERS
ShepherdU 1

Shepherd University outsources dining services

Andrew Hudson   ||   Aug 03, 2018  ||   

A newly signed 10-year contract will see West Virginia's Shepherd University outsource its campus dining operations for the first time in 20 years.

As reported by Herald-Mail Media, the contract with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services will be worth a projected $7.9 million over the course of the ten-year deal. University officials chose Chartwells to operate its five campus dining facilities, concessions at athletic events, as well as provide catering services and dining for campus events beginning this fall.

Chartwells, meanwhile, is to make $1.9 million worth of facility upgrades and improve delivery of services by installing more cooking stations, and retail dining concepts. An official university email circulated to the campus community also states that the college anticipates receiving some $600,000 per year from the food-service provider in the form of commissions.

Shepherd University has had contracted dining services in the past, but has been self op for the last 20 years. Prior to penning the deal, Shepherd and West Virginia University were the only remaining universities in the state to still be utilizing self-operated dining services. West Virginia University has also moved to outsource this year.

Chartwells is expected to implement a comprehensive dining program over the next 18 months that will include changes to the university's dining halls, c-stores and on-campus dining locations. Chartwells was one of five regional and national companies to have submitted a bid for the dining services contract at Shepherd.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

RECENT POSTS

Jan 26, 23 / ,

Baylor adds Starship robot delivery

Baylor University has added robot delivery from Starship Technologies to its dining services offerings with the help of Grubhub. The initiative will see Baylor deploy a fleet of 20 delivery robots on the Waco, TX campus.
Jan 26, 23 /

NACCU Annual Conference registration now open

The National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) has opened registration for its Annual Conference. This year’s conference will be held April 16-19 in Austin, Texas and will feature a packed schedule of informative events and sessions with both campus card professionals and corporate vendors.

Grubhub, Topanga.io partner for reusable takeout container initiative

Grubhub has partnered with reusable packaging management platform, Topanga.io, announced to provide an integrated takeout container management service on college campuses. The partnership will bring Topanga.io's ReusePass program to universities across the United States, starting first with Ohio State University and Colorado State University.
CIDN logo reversed
The only publication dedicated to the use of campus cards, mobile credentials, identity and security technology in the education market. CampusIDNews – formerly CR80News – has served more than 6,500 subscribers for more than two decades.
Twitter

Join us, @NACCUorg, and @TouchNet to explore how campus card programs can successfully navigate the sales and procurement process. Join the webinar on June 6, 2 pm EDT. https://go.touchnet.com/l/652093/2022-05-18/lsndq

Webinar: Learn how the University of Arizona uses campus cards, mobile ordering, kiosks, lockers, and robots to revolutionize campus dining. April 7, 2-2:30 EDT. Register Now at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7821245544009488910?source=campus-id

As supply chain issues in 2021 persist, identity solutions provider @ColorID discusses ways campuses can to overcome potentially troublesome delays until the situation eases.

https://www.cr80news.com/news-item/protecting-your-campus-card-program-from-supply-chain-issues/

A dining services push at the @UBuffalo is reinforcing the utility of self-service checkout. @CBORD is improving the food service experience using the GET app, as well as Nextep kiosks and Oracle’s Micros Simphony POS.

https://www.cr80news.com/news-item/kiosks-self-service-tech-streamline-campus-food-service-u-buffalo/

Did you miss our recent webinar? No worries - watch it on-demand. Leaders from @NAU and the @UAlberta joined Ryan Audus, Touchnet, and Andrew Hudson, @CR80News, to discuss innovative mobile services and the future of mobile tech in higher ed. Watch now: https://bit.ly/31RFyLn

Load More...
Contact
CampusIDNews is published by AVISIAN Publishing
315 E. Georgia St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
www.AVISIAN.com[email protected]
Use our contact form to submit tips, corrections, or questions to our team.
©2023 CampusIDNews. All rights reserved.