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Designing the Money

Resilient Long-term Planning for CSCU's Sixteen Campuses
Published 2021
Presented by Keith Epstein, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities | William MacIntosh, G3 Architecture | Scott Page, Scott Blackwell Page

Establishing capital projects is typically a long-term effort with changes occurring over months. In this session, we'll share how Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) applies a standard process to address its unique capital needs and withstand the test of time. CSCU maintains its 10-year capital plan in a dynamic environment to remain relevant and resilient for allocating resources equitably between its sixteen campuses with optimal effect. Come learn how a mission-driven, evidence-based capital planning approach responds to changing demographics and financial conditions while addressing specific facility and infrastructure needs in a wide variety of campus settings.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe how to allocate resources effectively, equitably, and flexibly based on a data-driven approach that accounts for demographics, projected enrollment, space to meet academic objectives, and deferred maintenance.
  2. Identify program advocates and decision makers who understand current dynamics, can assist in enriching the long-term campus mission, and build understanding and support for a long-term capital investment program.
  3. Explain how to employ a granular space needs assessment for adapting existing facilities to current and anticipated needs.
  4. Discuss how a common methodology can yield customized recommendations for capital projects that address the unique circumstances of different institutional types.

Presenters:

Keith Epstein


Vice President of Facilities, Real Estate and Infrastructure Planning
Connecticut State Colleges & Universities

William MacIntosh


Director
G3 Architecture

Scott Page


Principal
Scott Blackwell Page

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPN21C1077) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Recorded March 19, 2021.


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