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Campus Framework Outreach Timeline
Campus Framework Outreach Timeline
-September 2014: University Town Hall on Fast Forward Syracuse at Hendricks Chapel attended by more than 500 campus community members to ask questions and learn more about the initiative.
-October 2014: Sasaki Associates selected as University partner for Campus Framework. Sasaki undertakes many interviews with the University community, including open discussions, targeted meetings intended to explore how Syracuse’s mission can drive the physical environment and general observations about the campus, and voluntary surveys to understand where collaborations exist across campus that might inform space planning, the nature of campus today and how it should develop in the future.
-October 2014: myCampus Survey concludes with more than 3,000 faculty, staff, and students participating.
-October 2014: Two sessions were offered to the University community for campus-wide meetings about the myCampus survey results. The myCampus survey generated more than 3,000 responses about how they use and move through the campus.
-Fall/Winter 2015-15: Sasaki Associates toured every building on campus and meets with hundreds of key campus stakeholders—faculty, staff, students, community members, about the viability of each building and surrounding areas.
-March 2015: Sasaki Associates give two presentations on their campus analysis findings to more than 450 members of the Syracuse University community.
-April 2015: Sasaki Associates video released outlining Campus Framework. Viewed by 1,000+ community members.
-April 2015: Hundreds of community members attended the Campus Framework Open House in the Milton Atrium with members of the Campus Master Plan Advisory Group and Sasaki Associates to learn more about preliminary ideas included in the draft framework plan for Syracuse University. The open house included stations with displays of preliminary ideas for potential future enhancements to Syracuse’s campus. Every piece of feedback was reviewed by Sasaki. The University Place Promenade was included.
-May 2015: Dome survey conducted with nearly 20,000 key stakeholders (season ticket holders, Orange Club members, and students) This survey included concepts, ideas, and options that have been considered and/or implemented at other top NCAA Division I schools.
-October 2015: Chancellor Syverud updates the University Senate about Campus Framework progress and his remarks are shared with campus community via SU News.
-January 2016: Chancellor Syverud updates the University Senate about the University Place Promenade project and overall Campus Framework progress. His remarks are shared with campus community via SU News.
-February 2016: University Promenade project review meeting occurs with University leadership and building coordinators from Newhouse, Schine, Bird Library, Maxwell/Eggers, the Faculty Center, and Student Affairs.
-February 2016: Biweekly University Promenade project meetings occur with campus operational staff members including Physical Plant, Public Safety, and Parking and Transit.
-February 2016: Chancellor Syverud includes Campus Framework update in his University Senate remarks. His remarks are shared with campus community via SU News.
-February 2016: University Promenade review meeting held with representatives from the Student Association, Parking and Transit, and Student Affairs.
-March 2016: More than 300 faculty, staff, and students attend the Campus Framework Update including Promenade and Archbold Renovations led by Dean Michael Speaks and Sasaki’s Dennis Pieprz.
-March 2016: Campus Framework and University Promenade public presentation made at Neighborhood Tomorrow’s Neighborhoods Today (TNT) meeting.
-April 2016: Campus Framework and Promenade public presentation made to Landmark Preservation Board.
-April 2016: Campus meeting held with building coordinators of buildings that surround University Promenade project area and parking lots.
-April 2016: Four open sessions for students to take a survey and provide feedback and learn more about the University Place Promenade and other Campus Framework projects. Seating options and fixtures proposed for Promenade on display.
-April 2016: Public meeting held for community members on the proposed University Promenade renovations and construction plans. City of Syracuse planning officials and area residents attended to discuss the project.
-May 2016: Two additional campus sessions held for feedback on Campus Framework and University Place Promenade.
-May 2016: Website highlighting campus-wide improvement projects launches to share comprehensive overview of construction and renovations.