Conference Recordings

Keynote: Amidst Converging Storms | Part One

Planning and Strategy for Opening a Campus
Published October 19, 2020
Presented by Anthony LoBello, Business Development Director, Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects (Moderator) | Brian Cousins, Executive Director, Campus Auxiliary Services, Facility Operations, & Planning and Director, Recreation Services, University of Illinois Chicago | Katie Martin Peck, Associate Director for Campus Environment, University of Chicago | Christopher McCord, Senior Advisor, Administration & Finance, Northern Illinois University | Carrie Jo West, Associate Director, Planning and Facilities Management, Northwestern University | David Sanders, President, Malcolm X College

Institutions referenced in this resource:
City Colleges of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Chicago

In the first of two keynotes focusing on higher education’s “perfect storm”—the confluence of a global pandemic, financial crisis, shifting demographics, and a changing culture—a cross-disciplinary panel will speak to their current challenges in opening their campuses this fall, whether it be in-person, virtually, or in a hybrid capacity. The unique timing of this conference allows for sharing early lessons learned only weeks into the start of the academic year. Join us to find out which strategic and integrated planning frameworks your peers are using to guide their actions in navigating the most pressing issues of October 2020.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the internal and external factors and future trends that are impacting higher education campuses.
  2. Describe the planning methods and strategies other campuses have used in pivoting to new operational models in the short term and their lessons learned.
  3. Evaluate how actions to date align with longer term transitions required to create a more sustainable and resilient campus model.
  4. Explain how integrated academic, business, and physical space strategies have assisted in supporting necessary responses to crisis and how to successfully apply them in the future.

Recorded October 19, 2020.

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