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Where planning comes together. T​he power of SCUP is its community. We learn from one another, sharing how we’ve achieved success and, maybe more importantly, what we’ve learned from failure. SCUP authors, produces, and curates thousands of resources to help you prepare for the future, overcome challenges, and bring planning together at your college or university.
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Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Next Great Wave in American Higher EducationLocked

From Volume 31 Number 2 | December–February 2002–2003
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Cornell’s Commitment to Housing for FreshmenLocked

From Volume 32 Number 1 | September–November 2003
Cornell's blending of a physical master plan and a social master plan brought about the decision that a modern, cohesive freshmen housing complex would be located on its North Campus.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

How to Build a Residential CollegeLocked

From Volume 30 Number 2 | Winter 2001–2002
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Will Colleges and Universities Become Brands?Locked

From Volume 27 Number 2 | Winter 1998–1999
20th century advertising may be a critical factor for the successful 21st century university.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Campus Chapels Make A Comeback: Planning for the Adaptive Reuse of Campus ChapelsLocked

From Volume 33 Number 3 | March–May 2005
Campus heritage, a growing interest in spirituality among multidenominational students, the need for multiple use of student spaces are fueling a closer look at campus chapels. This article takes a look at those factors and issues to be addressed in the renovation and reuse of such buildings.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse FacultyLocked

From Volume 30 Number 4 | Summer 2002
Despite efforts to alleviate problems associated with women and minority recruitment and retention, problems still exist, as shown in a review of current literature and a survey of selected institutions.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Eight SchoolsLocked

Campus and Culture
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Conference Presentations

Classrooms of the Future in Buildings of the Past

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Atlantic Regional Conference. As the university re-evaluates undergraduate learning environments, a pilot classroom in historic Harvard Hall is the springboard for integrated planning and design processes.
Webinar Recordings

Who Guarantees That Your Campus is Safe for Return?

Published 2020
Recorded June 23. In this webinar, Harvard’s Joseph Allen and John Macomber discussed their new book, Healthy Buildings: How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity, and in particular, what are best practices today as organizations think about prudent return.

This is part of the series “Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus.”

Webinar Recordings

Developing Successful Campus Collaborations and Trust During COVID

Published 2020
Recorded August 6. In this webinar, Gretchen Von Grossmann of Tufts University and Sarah Madden and Kelly McQueeney of Harvard University shared how they have brought their campus communities together to tackle COVID challenges and what protocols and perspectives are becoming “game changers” in the process.

This is part of the series “Less Talk, More Action: Tactical Topics to Return to Campus.”

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The Connected Campus

Building Long-Term Value and Agility by Connecting Offerings, Organizations and Operations
Published 2020
Sponsored Content: Knoll and brightspot strategy. Campus environments play a vital role in student success. By making changes to their combination of spaces, institutions can respond to the shifts transforming higher education. Elliot Felix shares how colleges and universities can prepare for a more blended world by bringing together the digital and physical, enabling greater diversity and inclusion, and implementing flexible structures, staffing, space, and services.