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Tightened budgets are putting more pressure than ever on facilities leaders to strategically allocate their dollars, staff, and time. EAB can help you adapt, communicate across silos, and move from data to decisions.

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Research ramp-up plans include exhaustive detail on how researchers can keep themselves and their colleagues safe as they return to their labs. But these plans can be daunting, sometimes providing too much detail and burying the most important information that individual PIs need to know. To help institutions craft more actionable ramp-up plans—and ensure they have taken the appropriate steps to safeguard researcher well-being—we have outlined the minimum health and safety measures they should enact for individual researchers.

With the fall semester quickly approaching, many institutions are weighing how to facilitate safe, modified in-person campus operations. Residence halls—a cornerstone of socialization for most students—pose some of the greatest challenges for resuming campus life. If your leadership team is considering bringing residential students back to campus, here are four considerations to think about now. ­

As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, senior Facilities officers (SFOs) continue to make critical decisions around open-ended issues, such as how to prioritize Facilities work and which construction projects can proceed. In April, EAB surveyed about 75 SFOs from higher education institutions across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to understand the impact of COVID-19 on Facilities construction, operations, and staff.

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