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Planning for Higher Education Journal

‘Colorblind-Spots’ in Campus Design

Educational leaders are noting that conventional campus design planning efforts have neglected to include the voices of historically underserved communities. Socio-spatial inquiry can help institutions offer an equity approach to inclusivity and authentic engagement.
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“Menus That Matter” at the Heart of Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Bronson Healthy Living Campus

Culinary and food professionals can serve as positive change agents in society.
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A DIY Campus Preservation Plan

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.
Conference Presentations

A Future Pathway

This presentation will demonstrate how leaders can surmount 2021’s obstacles by aligning strategic priorities for the future.
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Book Review: Research Universities and the Public Good

This book offers a good look inside the way research faculty view their role in the university. The perspectives shared are broadly applicable for all planners at post-secondary institutions, especially in their considering complex organizations that have both unlimited potential and finite resources.
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Book Review: The New American College Town

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Creating a New Campus Destination

The project offers preservation, building revitalization, and adaptive reuse as an alternative model for sustainable campus growth.
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Cultivating Integration

The MUSC Urban Farm is designed to be a living classroom where students, faculty, staff, and the community come together to explore the connection between food and health.
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Education for Sustainability in Further and Higher Education

So, what’s happening ‘down under’ in campus sustainability? Providing an international context, our authors use Australian examples to describe planning for campus greening, learning for sustainability (curriculum), institutional learning, and competency-based training initiatives.
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Engaged Institutions, Responsiveness, and Town-Gown Relationships

Campus planners cannot discern the future requirements of their host communities if they do not know what those stakeholders want and need from their local institutions of higher learning.
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Equitable Cross-Disciplinary Planning for Underserved Populations

Through the lens of two diverse community college districts, this session will investigate inclusive, interdisciplinary approaches to long-range campus and strategic planning.
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Essentially There

There is a call for higher education institutions to think of ways that knowledge can be created and shared between people— credentialed and noncredentialed—more readily so that society can better handle adversities.
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Evolution of a Mall into a Future-Proofed Campus

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.
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Highlander Accelerator

In this session, we will discuss how to successfully plan campus facilities that accommodate place-specific educational content for non-traditional and underrepresented students as well as lifelong learning for community members.
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Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Tour

This virtual tour will explore how the campus embraces its multi-cultural history and uses the Ybor City National District as a living laboratory to facilitate its programs with a focus on Hillsborough Community College’s community connections.
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How the Performing Arts Foster Successful Long-term Town and Gown Relationship Growth

This session will discuss how performing arts facilities, when successfully planned, designed, and programmed, can enhance and respond to evolving campus and community cultural demands.
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Insights

This capstone session will identify key insights from the series, pose new questions, and offer creative, actionable ideas for moving higher education forward.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Is a Capital Project on Your Plate?

Here are eight steps proven to help planners navigate the complexities and avoid the pitfalls that are too often part of the process when planning and funding capital projects.
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Keynote | University of Pittsburgh

Come learn how the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) fostered a sense of community and belonging, created volunteer experiences, and motivated students to comply with health and safety rules during a public health crisis.
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Keynote | Villanova

Learn about the decade-long collaborative design process for an important new Villanova University campus development along a bustling regional thoroughfare.
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Post-Pandemic Engagement

In this session, we'll examine virtual and in-person engagement in planning processes—both within flagship institutions and across the town and gown relationship—and explore post-pandemic best practices.
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SCUP Fellow Presentation | Naming Issues on Campus

In this session, we’ll describe the trends, challenges, and opportunities related to re-naming and de-naming on campus.
Tool

Stakeholder Analysis and Engagement Toolkit

This toolkit includes recommendations and worksheets to help you analyze your stakeholders and determine how to meaningfully engage them in the planning process.
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The Kitchens

In this session, you'll learn how RCC delivers culinary workforce training and academic programs in a satellite facility at the heart of a poverty-concentrated area, pushing back economic isolation and promoting learning and health.
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The Process and Positive Outcomes of Indigenous Placemaking

Ryerson University's experience with indigenous placemaking offers valuable, practical insights into a process that can help your institution to respect and advance indigenous cultures while balancing many other contextual factors.
Webinar Recordings

Voices from the Field: Episode #15

As a campus built on standards of social justice and experiential learning, Roger Williams University used COVID-19 as an opportunity to think creatively about ways to serve its community. Chief of Staff Brian Williams shares how the school showed its character throughout the crisis, coming up with personal ways to connect with prospective families, support off-campus communities, and open pathways to learning.
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Voices from the Field: Episode #3

Mike Martin, Associate Dean Science, Math, and Health at John Carroll University discusses how the administration addressed the first few weeks of the COVID-19 crisis and how they have creatively shifted gears with students and faculty toward what’s next.