The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) is pleased to welcome college and university professionals, architects, planners and designers to its North Central 2023 Regional Conference October 16-18 in St. Louis. Attendees will participate in thought-provoking keynote sessions, share best practices and lessons learned with planning peers, and take a first-hand look at the campuses of the future.
“Today’s colleges and universities are facing unprecedented challenges and threats that will shape the future of higher education,” said SCUP North Central 2023 Regional Conference Chair Ashley Hoolihan, AIA, LEED Green Associate. “This year’s conference will give planning professionals forward-focused tools and ideas for rethinking their campus’ plans, programs and built environments. We hope to see you in St. Louis this fall.”
WHAT: SCUP North Central 2023 Regional Conference
WHEN: Monday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 18, 2023
WHERE: The Royal Sonesta Chase Park Plaza St. Louis | 212 N. Kingshighway Blvd. | St. Louis, MO 63108
SCUP is accepting presentation proposals on integrated planning from higher education leaders until May 3, 2023. Proposals on topics related to academic planning, change leadership and change management, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), planning processes, preparing for the future, and design are especially welcome.
Proposals must be submitted using SCUP’s online tool. Members from SCUP’s Conference Committee, its Regional Council, returning regional and annual reviewers and other regional member volunteers will review proposals based on attendee takeaways, topical relevance, session organization and presenter expertise. Detailed instructions on submitting a proposal, including example proposals, can be found here.
“As a leader in higher education, presenting at SCUP provides a valuable opportunity to share your research, knowledge, best practices and lessons learned with hundreds of college and university professionals, architects, planners and designers from a variety of locations and backgrounds,” Hoolihan said. “It’s also a great way to demonstrate your commitment to building a solid future for higher education.”
More information on the campus tours, planning design charrette and roundtable discussion that will be offered during the conference will be announced soon. Visit the SCUP website for the latest information.
Registration for SCUP’s North Central 2023 Regional Conference opens May 19, 2023. For questions or to learn more about the event, contact Hoolihan at email@example.com or 314-446-5026. Those interested in sponsoring the conference are encouraged to reach out to KenDra McIntosh at 734-669-3283 or complete the application form.
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