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Campus Master Planning

Center for Integrated Sciences BuildingOne of Skidmore’s five key goals in the 2020 –2021 Strategic Action Agenda is to begin a collaborative Campus Master Planning process that will involve the entire Skidmore community in guided discussions of near- and long-term future capital projects that will shape and define the Skidmore campus for the coming decade and more. President Marc Conner first introduced the project in December 2020
This Campus Master Planning project will be the prelude to future strategic planning efforts, which will then inform the next capital campaign. 
Skidmore selected Ayers Saint Gross, a top campus master planning firm, to lead the College's efforts in crafting a coherent and comprehensive campus plan, Skidmore's first such plan since 2007.

It is estimated that the Campus Master Planning process will take about 16 months, with a goal of presenting a finished master plan to the Board of Trustees for their consideration and approval by May 2022.

Learn more about the planning process here

Collaborative work across the campus will be key to this process and inclusive of all constituencies. Robust and transparent communication and community-based input are essential. The work will also be data-driven, with a commitment to preserving the culture of the College while preparing Skidmore for its aspirational future.
Marc C. Conner

Latest Messages and Updates

  • Staff, faculty, and students are invited to join planning firm Ayers Saint Gross (ASG) for a one-hour Campus Master Planning update session.
    Nov 30 2021
  • Calling Skidmore’s campus master planning process a “deeply collaborative community partnership,” President Marc Conner provided an overview of his vision for the plan and process, and introduced the firm that will gather input from all members of the Skidmore community, guide the College through the planning process over the next 14 months, and draft the eventual Campus Master Plan by the end of next year.
    Apr 7 2021
  • With almost 200 Skidmore community members in attendance this morning, we hosted an informational kick-off event to officially launch the Skidmore Campus Master Plan 2022.
    Apr 5 2021
  • Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the community meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, April 5, via Zoom.
    Apr 2 2021
  • As announced in December 2020, Skidmore is embarking on a new Campus Master Plan process to determine how future changes to the physical structure of campus can best support the College’s strategic priorities, needs and aspirations.
    Mar 29 2021

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