Facilities Management: Safe. Reliable. Welcoming.
Facilities Management is responsible for managing the physical assets such as the grounds, buildings and the energy needs of the Twin Cities campus at the University of Minnesota. It’s a big job for a campus that sprawls out over 900 acres and contains a diverse mix of historically significant buildings as well as new, state-of-the-art, high-tech facilities. We work behind the scenes to make sure our campus is welcoming, reliable, and safe for all who study, work and visit here.
Community Fund Drive
Last week the 2016 Community Fund Drive kicked off with the theme "Together, Making A Difference”. We in FM strive to make the University more safe, reliable and welcoming. We now have an opportunity to help lives in communities outside of the University through our participation in the Community Fund Drive. Our goal is to increase participation, and I wish to emphasize that no gift is too small.
FM traditionally hosts a variety of fun events to engage all of us. Some have prize drawings. This year, FM CFD Volunteer Captains are as follows: Ashley Hightower (East... Read more
October 2016 Anniversaries
Years of Service to the U
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Bill's Weekly Update
As we have for years, FM regularly reviews our work scope to make sure we are delivering the best possible value to the University. Sometimes that results in outsourcing work to contractors who can do those activities more cost effectively due to unique tools or skill sets. Today, I am happy to let you know about two situations where FM has increased our responsibility due our ability to perform work more efficiently. Bravo!
Boynton Health Service - Boynton Health Service just signed a two-year Service Level Agreement for mechanical, plumbing,... Read more