In the early 1980s, experts were raising red flags about the looming capital challenges facing Higher Education. These warnings elevated concerns about structural and mechanical systems literally and metaphorically caving in, and drew attention to…

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Usually, when a member of the Sightlines’ team is in a college classroom, we are performing walk-throughs, gathering data or making a presentation to campus leaders or board members. On a recent occasion, I had…

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Here is another example of how taking a hard look at the simplest metrics can yield big results. Stories about institutions actually downsizing their campuses have been in the news lately, the most recent being…

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In what could be an emerging trend, the University of Maine System (UMS) Board of Trustees recently took steps towards improving the footprint of their campuses by allowing leaders to downsize through the sale and…

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