Leveling or declining enrollments. Aging buildings and infrastructure. Growing backlog of deferred maintenance. Limited capital and operational funds. Previous reports have highlighted these trends affecting colleges and universities, and Sightlines’ 2015 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shows these trends are accelerating.
We delve into these issues and offer innovative ways institutions are addressing current challenges and making real change on campus by advocating for institutional policies that optimize resources and produce desired outcomes for the future of their facilities.