"The man who championed the University of Michigan's Administrative Services Transformation (AST)— the controversial downsizing and consolidation of administrative staff — is leaving Ann Arbor for a job at the University of Chicago."
Faculty ....criticized the implementation...calling it a poorly communicated, top-down initiative.
....like the AST effort Miranda was tasked with leading, his role at the university was controversial. Last month he was removed from leading AST.
.....Faculty also criticized the implementation of AST, calling it a poorly communicated, top-down initiative.
Miranda will become U-C's treasurer and senior associate vice president for finance and administration.
Miranda came to Ann Arbor directly from the Chicago office of Accenture, the consulting firm U-M is paying $11.7 million to implement AST. He was a partner at Accenture, leading its North American Finance and Performance Management Service Line offerings for State and Local Government and Higher Education.
The companion, earlier ScoopIt on this AST story is here.
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