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Webinar Recordings

Managing Your Historic Campus Facilities in Today’s Resource-Constrained Environment

Published 2020
Recorded October 20. How are you addressing your campus’ historic facilities with so many competing needs for limited resources? This webinar will outline strategies for the management of historic properties on college and university campuses, with guidelines, standards, and best practices to address a wide range of concerns dealing with historic facilities.
Conference Presentations

Transforming Learning at Norwich University

Revitalizing the Historic Academic Core
Published 2019
Come learn how Norwich reimagined its central campus for contemporary research, teaching, and learning without compromising the integrity of its historic structures.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Call for Policy on University Cultural HeritageLocked

From Volume 44 Number 3 | April–June 2016
A policy related to stewardship of assets and their use would help in defining direction and creating context for productive conversation.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating a New Campus DestinationLocked

From Volume 43 Number 4 | July–September 2015
The project offers preservation, building revitalization, and adaptive reuse as an alternative model for sustainable campus growth.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A DIY Campus Preservation PlanLocked

Lessons Learned at the University of Mary Washington
From Volume 40 Number 2 | January–March 2012
A for-credit academic class of graduate students gets involved with UMW’s campus heritage and works to integrate it with the overall campus master planning process.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Rubric for Campus Heritage PlanningLocked

From Volume 39 Number 3 | April–June 2011
The idea is to make architectural preservation a part of the living progress of the institution.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Half-Century of Change on College HillLocked

Institutional Growth, Historic Preservation, and the College Hill Study
From Volume 39 Number 3 | April–June 2011
One of the epicenters of the historic preservation movement in the United States, the east side of Providence is also home to Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design. Preservation leaders and institutional leaders—sometimes adversaries, sometimes partners—took a meandering path toward the expansive notion of Historic Providence that we see today. This article will explore the changing notions of cities, preservation, and institutional development on what is aptly called College Hill. It is a story of mutual support, conflicting values, and an extraordinary act of planning: the College Hill Study.

Campus HeritageLocked

An Appreciation of the History and Traditions of College and University Architecture
Published 2005
This monograph describes and illustrates the contributions campus heritage can make to promote, strengthen, and support institutional goals and objectives and outlines suggested methods of incorporating campus heritage in campus plans, facility plans, and campus design concepts.