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Shepley Bulfinch to complete Davidson campus master plan

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

DAVIDSON, NC – Shepley Bulfinch has been selected to complete a campus master plan for Davidson College.

The master plan advances the vision set forth in the College’s recently completed Strategic Plan. The planning process, which is due to begin in mid-September, is scheduled for completion early in 2010.

Located in Davidson, North Carolina, the 1700-student institution is considered one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

In addition to the current project at Davidson, Shepley Bulfinch has also completed a number of recent campus master plans for clients including Xavier University, Bucknell University, and Young Harris College.

Values and visions: the future of Young Harris College

19 July 2009

SCUP 44 - Society for College and University Planning conference, Portland, OR

Annie Newman, Shepley Bulfinch
Cathy Cox and Rosemary Royston, Young Harris College

Annie Newman blogs for Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday, 13 April 2009

Annie Newman, who leads Shepley Bulfinch’s master planning work, is April’s guest blogger on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Buildings and Grounds web page.

Nationally recognized for her work on space utilization, Annie spoke on the subject at the 2008 Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) annual conference in Montreal.

Her blogs appear on the Chronicle’s website four times this month (see links below).

http://chronicle.com/blogs/architecture/2746/ann-k-newman-colleges-must-think-beyond-space-management

Placemaking on campuses: creating destinations that build community

11 March 2009

SCUP webcast

Ann Newman, Shepley Bulfinch
Philip Myrick, Project for Public Spaces

Bucknell heralds new campus master plan

Thursday, 15 January 2009

LEWISBURG, PA – The Winter 2009 edition of Bucknell Magazine (below) heralds the vision set forth in the university’s new campus master plan, now in conceptual programming. Bucknell has worked closely with Shepley Bulfinch on the plan, which envisions a new academic quadrangle for the campus. The findings will be presented to Bucknell’s Board of Trustees in April 2009.

The new quad will create an intellectual and social crossroads for the campus. Dennis Hawley, Bucknell’s Associate Vice President for Facilities, noted that the proposed project “will support a flexible teaching and learning environment. A new campus drive and significant underground parking will reinforce this district as a new face of ...[more]

Ground broken for Xavier’s most ambitious project yet

Friday, 26 September 2008

CINCINNATI, OH – Xavier University broke ground on the Hoff Academic Quadrangle project in a ceremony held today. Called “the most sweeping project in Xavier’s 177-year history”, The Quad, which will feature the Learning Commons and new Williams College of Business, will be the centerpiece of a transformation that will help Xavier meet the learning needs of its students in the 21st century.

The four-story, 88,000 sf Williams College of Business will house undergraduate and graduate business education programs and provide a prominent home for the Cintas Institute for Business Ethics, as well as the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Investment Research. In addition to classrooms and offices, the ...[more]

Space utilization creates a buzz at university planning conference

Thursday, 24 July 2008

MONTREAL, CANADA – A presentation by senior planner Annie Newman, “Space Utilization – Not Just for Classrooms Anymore”, was a hot topic at the 43rd annual conference of the Society for University Planning (SCUP).

The SRO crowd at the session was testimony to the increased interest in space utilization as a cost-effective and sustainable strategy as colleges and universities respond to growing space needs on college campuses.

The presentation, which Annie gave together with MIT campus planner Robert Boes, was among the subjects highlighted by Scott Carlson’s coverage of the conference in this week’s Chronicle of Higher Education.

Space utilization: not just for classrooms anymore

19 July 2008

SCUP 43 - Society of College and University Planning conference, Montreal, PQ, Canada

Annie Newman, Shepley Bulfinch; Robert Boes, MIT