As Associate Provost for Planning, Blair Archambeau works closely with the academic divisions, professional schools and administrative units to promote the equitable and optimal assignment and use of campus space in support of local programs yet balanced within the broader context of campus-wide programming and strategic planning initiatives. In collaboration with the Budget Office and Facilities Services she assists in the development and administration of the capital budget plan and in leading the annual capital budget process; focusing primarily on alterations and renovations in support of academic initiatives.
Blair is a member of the President’s Capital Planning Committee and participates in master planning activities across the campus. She has over 25 years of working experience at the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the Office of the Provost she worked for the Booth School of Business helping to develop the School’s downtown Chicago campus, 2 international campuses, and the School’s on-campus Harper Center. Blair received her BA and MBA from the University of Chicago.