Conference Presentations

Bringing a Program Back to Campus

Published 2020
Presented by Steven Schonberger, Higher Education Strategist, SmithGroup | Rhonda Longworth, Provost and Executive Vice President, Eastern Michigan University | Robert Densic, Manager, Planning and Design and University Architect, Eastern Michigan University
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
Eastern Michigan University

Students who participate in off-campus programs frequently desire more on-campus integration, but limited financial resources require creative solutions to optimize space utilization and effectiveness. Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business has been located off campus in downtown Ypsilanti since 1991. For cultural and financial reasons, the university started to explore bringing the college back on campus. Come learn how bringing a program back to campus can provide your institution with opportunities for reinforcing or changing campus culture, building partnerships, and enhancing program integration.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use strategies and analysis to decide whether to bring a program back to campus or leave it in a remote location.
  2. Ask the right questions when considering the relocation of an off-campus program.
  3. Identify opportunities for campus culture reinforcement or change.
  4. Gather the data you need to inform and support your decision regarding program relocation.

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPS20C893) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Recorded October 6, 2020.

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