Priority Projects 2018-2020

Select Initial 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. Complete the evaluation of the Syracuse University Steam Station.
    Project lead: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management
    Update from October 2020: University Completes Steam Station Review, Enters Partnership with Enwave Energy
  2. Continue ongoing implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management program.
    Project lead: Anthony Callisto, Campus Safety and Emergency Services
    Update from May 2019: New University Audit Executive Begins Tenure
  3. Continue the comprehensive review of the RCM budget model.
    Project lead: Gwenn Judge, Budget and Planning
  4. Advance Syracuse University’s real estate strategy.
    Project lead: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management
  5. Evaluate options for implementing Campus Framework student housing recommendations.
    Project leads: Adam Fumarola, Real Estate and Asset Management; Kris Klinger, Auxiliary Services
    Update from July 2019: Syracuse University to Review Student Housing to Better Support Student Experience
  6. Develop a comprehensive BFAS communications plan.
    Project lead: Jennifer Horvath, BFAS Central Office
  7. Create and operate a BFAS “Boot Camp” for newly-appointed academic leaders and relevant support staff.
    Project lead:
    Gwenn Judge, Budget and Planning
    Update from April 2019: BFAS Launches Academic Leaders Training Program
  8. Manage progress on all active capital projects.
    Project lead: Pete Sala, Campus Development and Facilities Operations
    Updates on all capital projects available here.
  9. Develop and implement a strategic sourcing plan for acquisition and purchasing processes.
    Project lead: Jean Gallipeau, Comptroller’s Office