The Search for Vanderbilt’s Elusive Red-Tape Study

Aaron Clamage

Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos, right, of Vanderbilt U., greets U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Republican of Tennessee, at a Washington reception. Mr. Zeppos testified before a U.S. Senate panel in February that his institution found it had spent some $150 million in one year to comply with federal regulations. But details of Vanderbilt’s study have yet to be disclosed.
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It's the study that many higher-ed watchers are talking about but that few have actually seen: an analysis by Vanderbilt University that asserts the institution spent about 11 percent of its budget, or some $150 million, complying with federal...

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