JIM CARRUTHERS

Senior Consultant

Mr. Carruthers offers over 20 years of experience as a campus center consultant. He has managed and developed innovative campus center services. Mr. Carruthers has worked on over 30 college and university student union projects. Working within the framework of non-profit, surplus-oriented business models, he has marketed union services that have outpaced competition both on and off campus. Mr. Carruthers was formerly the Director of University Centers at the University of California, San Diego. While at UCSD, Mr. Carruthers developed and managed large, complex budgets that generated surpluses to provide for growth of reserves. Retail outlet and service delivery system planning were also part of his responsibilities during 25 years in campus center operations.

M.A. Public Administration (San Diego State University)

B.A. Political Science (San Diego State University)

Association of College Unions International

National Union of Students

Society for College and University Planning

2011
THE NEW ARMS RACE IN HIGHER EDUCATION : THE IMPACT OF HOTEL QUALITY ROOMS, GOURMET FOOD, AND WORLD-CLASS GYMS AND SPAS DOWNLOAD
2010
OPERATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING METRICS DOWNLOAD
2007
WORKFORCE HOUSING: GENESIS, TOOLS, SOLUTIONS DOWNLOAD
2006
FACULTY CLUBS: OPERATING AND GOVERNANCE MODELS FOR SUCCESS DOWNLOAD
2002
OUT OF THE BOX: A NEW MANAGEMENT PARADIGM FOR COLLEGE UNIONS DOWNLOAD
2001
THEORY AND PRAXIS: PLANNING STUDENT-CENTERED FACILITIES DOWNLOAD
2011
OPERATING COST PROJECTIONS FOR LOWER SPROUL RENOVATION SHOW DEFICIT

Projections for the operating costs of the redesigned Lower Sproul Plaza show a negative cash flow associated with the operation costs of the future facilities, according to a presentation from a consultant to the plaza’s renovation project.

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2009
ASUC HIRES CONSULTANT TO ANALYZE LOWER SPROUL RENOVATION EFFORTS

The ASUC and UC Berkeley administration selected a private consultant Monday that will help efforts to raise student fees to fund the renovation of Lower Sproul Plaza and the surrounding student union complex.

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