SCUP

SCUP 2020 Annual Conference

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Adapting to COVID-19 During a Library Building Project

We will explore how Kenyon College is keeping the momentum of its master plan implementation alive while adapting to the COVID-19 era through the lens of an in-construction library project.
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Addressing the Financial Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join us to discuss short-term, medium-term, and long-term approaches to retrenchment and find out which solutions can most benefit your institution in this time of financial uncertainty.
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Best Practices for Instructional Continuity During Short-Term Disruptions

This session will showcase best practices for instructional continuity for most short-term disruptions.
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Campus-Wide Accessibility in Long-Term Planning and COVID-19 Response

This session will discuss successful strategies for accessibility planning—both long-term and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cleveland State University Campus Tour

The Washkewicz College of Engineering added over 100,000 GSF (gross square feet) to the existing 200,000 GSF building—completed in 2018—on the campus edge in downtown Cleveland.

Resource includes handout download only; unfortunately, we weren't able to successfully record video from this tour.

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Congress, COVID-19, and the Colleges

This session will explore the policy and political climate in Washington DC, discuss current and potential policy changes, and encourage you to consider how these will impact your institution.
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Critical Concepts and Trends in Assessment, Accreditation, and Program Review

This session will help you define assessment-related terms (i.e. goals, outcomes, objectives, standards, etc.) and will provide an overview of assessment and accreditation trends that could impact your institution.
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Demographics, Defaults, Disillusionment, Disruption

This session will show how Innovation Theory can help institutions thrive in learning's new golden age rather than falling under the scythe of the industry's most daunting challenges, the most urgent of which is COVID-19.
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Education, Opportunity, and Justice in a Post-COVID World

No institution has escaped worrying about the wellbeing of staff, students, faculty and alumni; no school has gone untouched by the economic fallout of going online or staying in place; all anticipate new costs whether instruction is online or hybrid.
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Improve Implementation and Innovation With Project Management

We will share how University of Illinois has introduced project management tools and processes to help stakeholders implement plans and use resources more effectively.
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Keynote: The Empowered University

Freeman A. Hrabowski III has led a transformation of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) from a young, regional institution to an innovative research university. In our opening keynote, he discusses how—by taking a hard look in the mirror, understanding strengths and weaknesses, assessing opportunities and challenges, and engaging in difficult conversations—an empowered campus can innovate in course redesign, group-based and experiential learning, entrepreneurship and civic engagement, academic inclusion, and faculty diversity.
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Leading with Focus

Join Your Nerdy Best Friend, aka Beth Z, for proven techniques to help you focus and improve your productivity along with the tools to lead your team to be more efficient and effective.
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Pandemic Space Planning for Now and the Long Term

We will share approaches and tools to fulfill your institution's space needs in the current pandemic, and discuss how the pandemic may influence long-term campus space planning.
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Planning for Equity

Come join our panelists for an in-depth discussion of research into student inequities and how their institutions plan to improve the student support system on their campus this fall.
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Planning for the Future of the Smart Campus

This session will draw from foresight analysis and interviews with campus leaders to consider the necessary adjustments to pedagogy, learning spaces, and emerging technologies and recommend appropriate planning and design approaches for navigating the year(s) ahead.
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President’s Session | Every Student’s Dream Matters

Come learn how Lorain County Community College (LCCC) identifies game-changing innovations and aligns resources to bring them to scale.
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Reframing Strategic Planning Priorities Through Results-based Strategic Design

In this session, you will learn how Results-Based Strategic Design (RBSD) can help you supplement, restart, or reframe planning processes at your institution.
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UIC’s Recovery Plan

Come learn about the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)’s recovery plan for residence halls and classrooms as well as its established protocols for enabling the safe return of students for the fall 2020 semester.
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Vision to Reality

Come learn how you can translate institutional values of access and equity into resilient physical planning strategies that will help your institution support underserved students in a time of crisis.
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What Higher Education Can Learn From IT Business Continuity Planning

This discussion will examine how IT continuity activities can both inform and adapt to institutional strategies and needs during COVID-19, or any crisis.