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The State of Facilities 2022: How Estates and Facilities Management Teams Are Evolving to Meet Campus Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched Facilities and Estates organizations to the limit, creating new challenges and exacerbating existing ones. Leaders are therefore rethinking how to manage the physical campus, creating change and driving innovation.

Hallmarks of an Antiracist Institution: The Behaviors and Actions that Promote Racial Justice in Education

The ongoing national conversation about the deadly impact of racism has created an urgency around the need for dramatic change at all levels of society.

Research and Services

Your Facilities Resource Hub

EAB provides in-depth research and services for facilities and estates leaders to meet their most pressing challenges. We’ve surfaced best practices to help our partners reduce costs, increase employee engagement, improve space utilization, and manage the ongoing needs of campus construction and maintenance.

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Strategies to Support Remote Work Cost Savings in Higher Ed

Read the takeaways and then get started with our tools to create an infrastructure of policies and staffing strategy to optimize, scale, and support remote work cost savings.

3 ways to keep pace with growing sustainability strategies in higher ed

This resource will help sustainability leaders better focus their sustainability plans and then achieve their goals by principled cross-campus stakeholder coordination.

Compendium of Sustainability Initiatives in Higher Education

Choose from a menu of over 100 higher ed sustainability initiatives, complete with prioritization guidance and higher ed case studies.

Quick Reads

How to take a more holistic campus safety approach

Some campus leaders are reframing the campus safety conversation around community needs in order to take a more holistic campus safety approach.

Five opportunities to get the most from your institution’s remote workforce

While online learning is the most conspicuous part of this new reality, a quieter but arguably more successful achievement has been the ease with which institutions shifted overnight from campus-bound to remote administrative operations. To its surprise, higher education learned that it had an infrastructure and a workforce flexible enough to adopt new modes of work.

4 principles to keep in mind when building your institution’s Facilities COVID-19 FAQ page

Facilities divisions are constantly fielding questions from stakeholders about specific cleaning methods or safety measures in certain buildings. To address these questions, many units have built online FAQs. The goal is for these pages to serve as a first stop for stakeholder inquiries.

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Evaluate Your Facilities Organizational Chart

Participate in EAB’s Facilities Organizational Chart Assessment and Evaluation to audit your unit's current structure and compare it with peer institutions.

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Facilities Forum

Providing senior facilities officers with the research, tools, and strategies needed to more effectively rationalize space use, improve utilization rates, shift towards preventative maintenance, and more.

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