During his tenure at UMass, Toong has increased meal plan participation from 8,900 students in 1999 to 16,075 in 2011.
NEST dining facility will feature familiar items from closed dining halls.
Plan calls for increased capacity from the current 520 seats to 1,000 seats.
Produce is grown organically and includes tomatoes, squash and onions.
Sources say committee passed recommendation in letter to president.
Transaction is the third for TrustHouse in the last 12 months.
All construction will improve foodservice space.
Partnership makes dining services exclusive caterer at athletic venues.
Recognized for buying from campus farm and other initiatives.
Kiosks offer calorie counts and allergen information.
New director says it goes beyond "swiping with a smile."
Dining services works extra hard to make celebrations a success.
Miami University and the University of California, Riverside, launch mobile feeding units.
Construction of new facility led to decision.
Service discontinued for the semester.
Compost is purchased and used in campus landscaping.