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Events

Campus 2030: Harnessing the Power of Campus Space to Advance Strategic Goals

In this session, EAB will walk through the innovative ways institutions are using space to drive important strategic priorities forward, including student experience, interdisciplinary innovation, and diversity and inclusion. This session is best suited for Senior Facilities Officers.

Making the Most of Your EAB Facilities Partnership

Orientation isn’t just for students. Join EAB this winter for a (re)orientation to what’s in store within your 2022-2023 EAB Research membership to make sure you’re taking advantage of all of the facilities research and resources your institution has access to.

Research and Services

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

EAB held a working session where we discussed the various approaches institutions around the world have deployed to pursue carbon net-zero status, analyzed the costs and benefits of various next-gen efficiency efforts, and considered new stakeholders to engage in sustainability efforts across campus.

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Making the Most of Your EAB Facilities Partnership: On-Demand Materials

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.

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.

Quick Reads

Debunking three common (and counterproductive) myths about research laboratory design

Research laboratory design can lead to wasted resources and hindered progress toward research goals. Bust three design myths to avoid such consequences.

The Four Essential Traits of Today’s Project Manager Infographic

Learn what higher ed project managers project managers need to rethink about their roles and responsibilities to best support campus development in this infographic.

How to make deferred maintenance less abstract

Renewal needs are often hidden behind walls, on roofs, or underground, making it difficult for campus leaders outside Facilities to understand the urgency to address deferred maintenance. The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) developed an effective two-pronged communication strategy to illustrate capital renewal needs to the campus community. Ultimately, UMD was able to secure $10 million in annual deferred maintenance funding for 12 years and $100 million to replace an old science building.

Experts

Managing Director
Director, Research Advisory Services
Associate Director

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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