UMass Boston Space Planning Presentation to Faculty Council April 7, 2014 1.

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  • Slide 1
  • UMass Boston Space Planning Presentation to Faculty Council April 7, 2014 1
  • Slide 2
  • A Look Back 1988-2006 - Substructure Review Rate of deterioration outpaced scope of repairs; Walker Parking forecasted structural failure Closed garage in 2006 decision to pursue interim stabilization 2005 NEASC Review lack of attention to the substructure impairs the campus reputation and functionality and a facilities master plan is needed in advance of assigning facilities and space to programs
  • Slide 3
  • A Look Back 2006-2007 Strategic Plan (2008-2010) Increase enrollment to 15,000 by 2010 Create a 25-year Master Plan to ensure thoughtful growth of campus Bring instructional and research space up to state- of-the-art standards - new construction and upgrades Create a welcoming campus environment Provide campus housing options (2,000 beds) 2006-2008 hired Chan Krieger Engaged in inclusive decision-making process with internal and external stakeholders
  • Slide 4
  • A Look Back Study Findings Condition of physical plant more profound than other campuses i.e. substructure Facilities had reached the end of their useful life i.e. Science Center Campus lacked space to meet its current and future enrollment goals Master Plan Priorities Improve and Grow Fix substandard space for campus community Re-purpose existing space for current and future needs Build new academic and student life facilities
  • Slide 5
  • Planning for 15,000 Students Used a more proactive approach to assessing space, facilities, technology, and infrastructure needs Developed capital/debt service plans in support of Strategic Plan and Master Plan established priorities within limited financial resources Undertook detailed planning studies to assess space and infrastructure needs focused on present day building code requirements
  • Slide 6
  • Planning for 15,000 Students (cont.) Strategic Plan and Master Plan Priorities Address enrollment growth, research priorities and new programs ISC Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environment, Psychology, CPCT, Developmental Sciences Research Center GAB1 classrooms, Art, Performing Arts, Chemistry teaching labs Ensure thoughtful growth and address infrastructure limits UC/RR Deferred maintenance needs will continue to pull resources away from other priorities
  • Slide 7
  • Master Plan Utilities Master Plan ISC Study Master Plan/Phase 1 EENF GAB No. 1 Designer RFP Space Allocation Plan Utility Corridor and Roadway Project Existing Conditions Report Detailed Planning Milestones 2006 to Present
  • Slide 8
  • Project Development and Decision-making Process Convened Executive Steering Committees comprised of Vice Chancellors; formulated vision and conceptual program, oversight of project development and implementation Established Programming Advisory Committees comprised of deans, dept./program directors to develop recommended space programs Facility User Groups Faculty, staff, and students work with architects to develop space needs
  • Slide 9
  • Planning for 18,000 Students and Beyond Fulfilling the Promise 2010-2025 25,000 students by 2025 The path forward presents an opportunity to set priorities but requires several antecedents to occur -- need to better align growth in existing and new programs with space needs continue to consistently grow enrollment obtain greater state support for capital projects successfully manage campus operations over the next 4-5 years of construction
  • Slide 10
  • Planning for 18,000 Students and Beyond Strategic Plan and Master Plan Priorities Address enrollment growth, research priorities and new programs Renovations to existing academic buildings (REAB) classrooms and Science Center programs GAB2 classrooms and academic programs Additional utilities capacity (trigeneration) Residence halls Parking garage #1 Future academic buildings what are the priorities? Student life, athletics, other campus needs
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  • Project Interdependencies and Sequencing (4/7/14)
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  • Estimated Project Completion ISC Fall 2014 GAB1 Fall 2015 UC/RR Winter 2016 Power Facility 2016 REAB Spring 2017 GAB2 Spring 2018 Parking Garage fall 2016* Residence Halls Fall 2017* * dependent on available funding