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UWO will retain custodial, ground services

Posted at 3:29 PM, Sep 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-12 16:29:06-04

OSHKOSH (NBC 26) — University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt stated that UWO will retain custodial and ground services.

Leavitt informed employees and students today in a meeting that the university was not going to pursue a proposal to outsource the university's custodial and grounds services.

The original proposal was to sign up with a Tennessee-based company for custodial and ground services. This prompted backlash and a protest on campus last week involving
about two dozen professors, staff and students.

Leavitt stated that this new decision was "in the best interest of the university."

You can read the full letter that was sent to the UWO community below.