‘Facilities and Finances’ Category

Designing New Facilities

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Design new facilities that are efficient, durable, and responsive to changing uses and technologies. This recommendation was placed in the Quality-Enhancing and Innovative Initiatives Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Continue the College’s tradition of multi-purpose use and adaptive reuse of current facilities and design new […]

Fund Facilities Renewal

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Build a base of financial strength for facilities renewal. This recommendation was placed in the Tangible Resources Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Build the financial base and endowment for funding the refreshment and maintenance of building systems within the 40-year renewal cycle, affirming the practice […]

Alumni Connections to Funding Sources

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Develop process, programs, and benchmarks to maximize the connections and relationships between alumni, parents, friends, corporations, government agencies, and foundations to gain access, relationships, and enhanced fundraising. This recommendation was placed in the Partnerships and Collaborations Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Maximize the relationships between […]

Prioritizing Program Support

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Identify programs where we currently excel or would like to excel to give priority for staffing and resource allocation to areas that support these programs. This recommendation was placed in the Quality-Enhancing and Innovative Initiatives Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Identify programs where the College […]

Architectural and Landscape Vision

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Explore creative ways to expand physical space and create an exterior expression that positively reflects the new architectural vision for the campus. This recommendation was placed in the Tangible Resources Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Fund the campus framework plan, including an architectural vision, and […]

Faculty Compensation for Specific Disciplines

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Provide additional compensation for faculty in disciplines in which the market among baccalaureate institutions demands more than the Gustavus base salaries. Additional explanation: For each position Gustavus remains in the upper 20% in compensation. This recommendation was placed in the Tangible Resources Strategic Framework Substantive Category using […]

Review of Facilities Renewal Plan

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Review the facilities renewal plan and refreshment and maintenance cycle bench marks every five year to make appropriate adjustments. This recommendation was placed in the Tangible Resources Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Fund a comprehensive facilities renewal plan that addresses the 30 major buildings, recognizing […]

Reduce Water Use

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Promote facilities and practices that reduce water use and maximize clean water recharging of aquifers. This recommendation was placed in the Quality-Enhancing and Innovative Initiatives Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Create a Presidential Environmental Sustainability Advisory Group to promote best practices so the College can […]

Minimize Environmental Impact

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Use materials and practices that minimize the production of material waste, transportation, and the corresponding energy and water inputs. This recommendation was placed in the Quality-Enhancing and Innovative Initiatives Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Create a Presidential Environmental Sustainability Advisory Group to promote best practices […]

Adaptive Reuse of Facilities

Recommendation from the Facilities and Finances Task Force: Continue the College‚Äôs tradition of multi-purpose use and adaptive reuse of current facilities. This recommendation was placed in the Quality-Enhancing and Innovative Initiatives Strategic Framework Substantive Category using the language: Continue the College’s tradition of multi-purpose use and adaptive reuse of current facilities and design new facilities […]