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Three Questions Every Facilities Leader Must Ask (and Answer) to Achieve Ambitious Green Goals

Join us for a reprise of a session from our in-person roundtable where we’ll discuss the various approaches institutions around the world have deployed to pursue carbon net-zero status, analyze the costs and benefits of various next-gen efficiency efforts, and consider new stakeholders to engage in sustainability efforts across campus.

Bridge the Talent Gap: 4 Conversations to Recruit, Retain, and Re-skill Facilities Employees

In this series of working groups, EAB will convene Facilities leaders and HR directors to discuss the unique barriers and opportunities relevant to different segments of the Facilities workforce. Each session will include an EAB overview of industry trends and promising tactics, dedicated time to discuss and plan with colleagues, and opportunities for questions and comments. Sessions are best suited for Senior Facilities Officers, Senior Estates Officers, Human Resource Directors, Facilities/Human Resource Liaisons.

Research and Services

Making the Most of Your EAB Facilities Partnership

In the spirit of back to school, EAB hosted a (re)orientation to what’s in store for our facilities partners within their 2022-2023 EAB Research memberships.

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2022 Roundtable for Senior Facilities Officers

EAB convened senior higher ed Facilities leaders for in-person executive roundtables to discuss how transformational change can be sustained in the coming year.

How higher ed can bridge the Facilities talent gap

In a series of working groups, EAB convened Facilities leaders and HR directors to discuss the unique barriers and opportunities relevant to different segments of the Facilities workforce.

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.

Quick Reads

The impact of COVID-19 on Facilities work and staff: results of EAB’s survey of senior facilities officers

To better understand the decisions made by Facilities leaders, EAB deployed a survey across mid-April to measure the impact of COVID-19 on operations.

How one college developed a permanent swing space solution for research labs

To provide researchers with quicker access to better short-term lab space—and maximize the value of their lab investments—institutions should consider designating fixed research swing space on campus. Read on to learn about the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine’s dedicated swing lab.

How to prepare for “essential personnel” staffing models: Advice from 3 campus Facilities leaders

In the wake of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of universities are facing mandates from state governments to shift to an “essential personnel only” staffing model. See our advice from three Facilities leaders on how to prepare for “essential personnel” staffing models.

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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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