411 Calls Cost University Nearly $10,000

Posted: March 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Members of the George Mason community may be surprised to learn that during 2001 there were 15,125 calls placed to Information or 411, costing the university $9,860.

As a less expensive alternative, faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to try one of the many web sites that assist in “people finding.” Examples include www.anywho.com and www.people.yahoo.com. Also, Verizon Yellow and White Pages may be ordered from Central Receiving at x32577.

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