Objective 3: Improve facilities and infrastructure to support core operations, educational mission, and research

Initiative 3.1: Identify and rectify shortcomings of the facilities relating to the Film & Media Arts Department in order to address the operational, instructional, and research needs

Actions

  1. Identify needs and engage in a facility renovation feasibility study to determine cost
  2. Pursue funding necessary to support renovation
  3. Work with Facilities Management and independent design firm to realize project
  4. Develop and execute plan for managing displaced students/staff/faculty during and after construction

Initiative 3.2: Identify and rectify shortcomings of the facilities relating to the Theatre Department in order to address the operational, instructional, and research needs

Actions

  1. Identify needs and engage in a facility renovation feasibility study to determine cost
  2. Pursue funding necessary to support renovation
  3. Work with Facilities Management and independent design firm to realize project
  4. Develop and execute plan for managing displaced students/staff/faculty during and after construction

Initiative 3.3: Modernize equipment, facilities, and staffing to meet the needs of a contemporary arts education

Actions

  1. Determine appropriate use of college-wide facilities in meeting the needs of student-led artistic and scholarly endeavors in disciplinary and interdisciplinary curricular goals
  2. Evaluate and update instructional technology
  3. Evaluate and update arts-making technology, prioritizing interdisciplinary proposals

Initiative 3.4: Address and prioritize needs identified by safety/security audits completed in 2018

Actions

  1. Pursue resources and work with Facilities to improve safety and security in all CFA buildings
  2. Pursue other facilities needs informed by Space Planning’s White Paper
  3. Work with Facilities Management to provide ADA access to all CFA Buildings