Lois Stanley

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Vice President for Campus Planning and Operations
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lois Stanley, vice president for campus planning and operations, leads the division with a culture of strong customer service, inclusion, and respect to ensure a safe, functional, and inviting campus environment for the Brandeis community. Reporting departments include Campus Planning, Capital Programs (including energy management), Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Services, Sustainability, University Events, and University Services (including dining).

Prior to arriving at Brandeis in 2019, Stanley was director of campus and capital renewal planning at Tufts University, where she was instrumental in the development of its first comprehensive five-year capital planning process. Stanley oversaw strategic planning and implementation for Tufts’ deferred maintenance program, and led the early planning and programing for all cross-school capital projects. Planning for major capital projects during her tenure included the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Center (CLIC), the Science and Engineering Complex (SEC), Barnum Hall, CoHo (Community Housing), and the Cummings Center.

Prior to Tufts, Stanley worked at Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, as a project manager where she was responsible for budget, schedule, and sustainability improvements on a variety of capital projects in the sciences, faculty dean residences, music, office space, and House renewal.

Stanley earned a Bachelor of Science at Virginia Tech, a Master of City Planning at Georgie Tech, and a PhD in Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.