The records of the Planning Office date back to its orgins in 1945 and include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports,
studies, surveys, maps, and plans.
The Planning Office was officially organized in 1945 under the directorship of Eldridge T. Spencer. In addition to overseeing
the architectural aspects of the campus, the office was also responsible for overseeing land use and traffic circulation.
With the growth of the campus, the administration of planning activities has undergone several renovations. In 1972 the office
was renamed Facilities Planning, Construction and Utilization; in 1978 it was known as Facilities Planning and Construction.
In the 1980s these elements were handled by two offices: Facilities Project Management and the Planning Office.
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