Executive Summary: The Changing Shape of Student Life Facilities

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1. Executive Summary: The Changing Shape of Student Life Facilities (this article)
2. Financing and Planning Student Life Facilities 
3. Best Practices in Student Housing Design

by Patrick Cain and Daniel Fusch (Academic Impressions)

Earlier this year, we conducted a study of how institutions are planning for the design and placement of student life facilities over the next 12 months. Our study included:

  1. A survey of 123 housing directors and facilities managers at universities in the US and Canada
  2. 15 in-depth follow-up interviews with respondents
  3. The design of our November program "Revitalizing Your Student Life Facilities" to further address issues raised by our respondents

We want to take this moment to share our findings with you. They're intriguing:

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