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Conference Presentations

Evolution of a Mall into a Future-Proofed Campus

Published 2020
We’ll explore how Austin Community College District transformed a declining mall into the Highland Campus, which supports student success through embracing new pedagogies, technology, and integrated programs that prepare students for the future.
Conference Presentations

Keynote: USF Health Downtown

An Evolving Strategic Plan
Published 2020
In this panel discussion, you’ll learn how the University of South Florida (USF) is remaking an urban landscape through their medical programs in downtown Tampa.
Conference Presentations

Delivering on Vision

Princeton’s New Lake Campus
Published 2020
South of its historic campus, Princeton is expanding into land that has been preserved for the past century to build its Lake Campus, a new center for research, discovery, recreation, and student life.
Conference Presentations

Curriculum and Campus By Design

Innovating for 21st Century Learning
Published 2020
We'll discuss Yale-NUS's unique educational model, the master planning and programming process for its new campus, and the campus's design.
Conference Presentations

A Growing Business School’s Vertical Campus in a Leased Downtown Location

Published 2019
This session will delve into the opportunities and challenges involved with locating a Johns Hopkins University's new business school in a leased, downtown, high-rise building mixing students with other occupants of the building.
Conference Presentations

The Kodak Legacy Reimagined

From Factory to Educational Institution
Published 2019
Monroe Community College opened its new urban campus in fall 2017 through an initiative that repurposed an industrial complex into a vibrant community college steeped in town/gown relationships that provide mutual benefits.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

An Approach to the Preparation or Revision of a Master Plan for a Nigerian Polytechnic Locked

From Volume 46 Number 2 | January–March 2018
Whether preparing a plan for a proposed institution or revising a plan for an existing institution, following a carefully designed approach greatly facilitates the realization of the institution’s vision and mission.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

“Menus That Matter” at the Heart of Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Bronson Healthy Living Campus Locked

From Volume 45 Number 1 | October–December 2016
Culinary and food professionals can serve as positive change agents in society.

Planning and Resource Strategy for Higher Education

A Guide for Universities in Africa
Published 2013
Doug and JoEllyn Fountain wrote the book they wish someone had handed them when they began working for eight years with a rapidly growing university in Uganda.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Experiences and Insights from Use of a Design-Build Process in Founding a New Campus Locked

From Volume 40 Number 4 | July–September 2012
Design-build was the best choice for K-State Olathe because of the flexibility with regard to unknown users and change stakeholder expectations.
Example Plans

Master Plan Locked

Public Associate’s College (TX, United States)
Master plan for a community college system’s newest campus, including the relocation of several programs.

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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Creating Global-Ready Places Locked

The Campus-Community Connection
From Volume 37 Number 4 | July–September 2009
Global demographics are shaping new civic patterns which will strengthen the relationship between universities and cities in ways that create local prosperity.