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Conference Recordings

Published
October 19, 2020

2020 North Central Regional Conference | October 2020

Loyola University

Intentional Partnerships for Livable and Resilient Campuses

Although unique in their practice and infrastructure challenges, Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center used strategic partnerships, innovative planning solutions, and green infrastructure to create resilient, livable campuses. We’ll demonstrate how you can make tangible improvements and promote resiliency on your campus through green infrastructure.
Abstract: When properly planned in collaboration with municipal agencies, campus green infrastructure strategies promote resilience, sustainability, and livability as well as optimize campus stormwater management and drainage performance. Although unique in their practice and infrastructure challenges, Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center used strategic partnerships, innovative planning solutions, and green infrastructure to create resilient, livable campuses. Investment in green infrastructure might seem like it has a limited impact, but through strategic partnerships and a comprehensive approach, we’ll demonstrate how you can make tangible improvements and promote resiliency on your campus through green infrastructure.

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Conference Presentations

Published
March 8, 2019

2019 North Atlantic Regional Conference | March 2019

Organizational Transformation to an Efficient Student-centered Service Model

We will show how to maintain a friendly warm-touch environment that leverages technology to streamline business processes, collect data, and utilize obtained data to cross train your team and improve productivity.
Abstract: The StudentLink Center, New York University's consolidated services model, has transformed student services delivery. Our highly efficient student-centered model focuses on simplifying services by removing barriers to students. We will show how to maintain a friendly warm-touch environment that leverages technology to streamline business processes, collect data, and utilize obtained data to cross train your team and improve productivity. You will walk away from this session with an understanding of how our service model works and how data collection can serve to enhance cross-training efforts and increase productivity.

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Published
October 1, 2018

Creating a Sense of Community on Urban College and University Campuses

Implications for Planning and Design

Urban campuses have unique planning and design challenges when it comes to creating a sense of place that reflects both their global ambitions and local commitments to a variety of stakeholders.

From Volume 47 Number 1 | October–December 2018

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Published
January 1, 2006

Developing and Implementing a Higher Education Quality Initiative

The Oakland University School of Education and Human Services' Quality Initiative is discussed in the context of the history of higher education and quality management, with comparison to initiatives at Fordham University, Lienhard School of Nursing, the College of Nursing at Rush University, the University of Alabama, Oregon State University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

From Volume 34 Number 2 | January–March 2006

Abstract: Born out of a belief that higher education must improve its delivery of service, the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University initiated and implemented a quality system. To better respond to market need, this initiative focused on current behavior and the future needs of the students, faculty, and school-at-large. This article reports the steps taken, lessons learned, and recommendations developed for implementing a quality initiative process successfully within a university culture. The outcome of this process was the creation of a template that can be used by other units in higher education.

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Published
March 1, 2000

How Universities Adapt Grand Old Homes to Gain Both Space and Grace

Universities are absorbing historic houses to fulfill their mission and round out the facilities inventory.

From Volume 28 Number 3 | Spring 2000

Abstract: Increasingly, historic or merely old houses near campuses are being absorbed by universities to fulfill their educational mission and round out the facilities inventory. But are they worth converting? Experts in assessing and adapting these residential structures discuss the pro's and con's.

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