Priority Projects 2020-21

Select Projects in Support of the BFAS Strategic Plan

Signature strategies are realized through the delivery of projects that may be undertaken by a single BFAS unit or addressed cross-functionally by teams comprised of multiple BFAS units, and, where appropriate, constituents from across the University community. Projects are expected to be ambitious yet attainable and their achievement measurable. The BFAS Strategic Planning Steering Committee will continue with the charge of plan management include initiating, supporting, and monitoring plan achievement. Select initial projects include:

  1. Advance Syracuse University’s real estate strategy.
    Project lead: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management
  2. Conclude Syracuse University Steam Station transaction, and finalize related modernization plans.
    Project leads: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management; Pete Sala, Campus Development and Facilities Services
    Update from October 2020: University Completes Steam Station Review, Enters Partnership with Enwave Energy
  3. Consistent with Campus Framework, complete the student and faculty housing plan, and propose initial signature project.
    Project leads: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management; Kris Klinger, Auxiliary Services
  4. Continue ongoing implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management program.
    Project leads: Anthony Callisto, Campus Safety and Emergency Services; Utibe Offiong, Internal Audit
  5. Enhance the Department of Public Safety’s performance in service of the University’s evolving needs.
    Project lead: Anthony Callisto, Campus Safety and Emergency Services
  6. Evaluate and recommend strategic pricing for graduate masters and Ph.D. programs.
    Project lead: Gwenn Judge, Budget and Planning
  7. Implement diversity and inclusion-related initiatives consistent with those of the University.
    Project leads: All BFAS business unit leaders
  8. Improve campus experience and offerings across all areas in service of theĀ  entire University community.
    Project lead: Kris Klinger, Auxiliary Services
  9. Manage progress on all active capital projects.
    Project lead: Pete Sala, Campus Development and Facilities Operations
    Updates on all capital projects available here.
  10. Position and lead business operations in support of a successful return to campus in Fall 2020.
    Project leads: Kris Klinger, Auxiliary Services; Tony Callisto, Campus Safety and Emergency Services; Pete Sala, Campus Development and Facilities Operations
  11. Stabilize the University’s financial position while advancing strategic institutional priorities.
    Project lead: Gwenn Judge, Budget and Planning
  12. Substantially complete Board committee work plan deliverables.
    Project leads: All BFAS business unit leaders