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Planning Process

The Master Plan Update Steering Team is charged with producing an update to the Master Plan 2010-2030: Looking to the Future that considers the realities of operating as a public university in the State of Illinois during lean financial times. The update should include a review of assumptions made in the previous plan and the development of new assumptions based on today’s realities.

The update should be integrated with the new University strategic plan, Educate•Connect•Elevate Illinois State 2018-2023. It should also include:

  • Deferred maintenance and facilities improvement
  • RenovationsDemolitions
  • New Construction
  • Potential Real Estate transactions
  • Capital renewal


September – October 2018

Solicit Input

November – December 2018

Identify themes and analyze data

January – February 2019

Develop initial draft

March – April 2019

Solicit input on initial draft

April 2019

Develop final draft

April – June 2019

Governance group endorsements

July 2019

Board of Trustees approval