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CP&M Article Archive

College Planning & Management's vast database of articles is a valuable tool for anyone who plans, designs, equips, maintains or operates colleges and universities nationwide.  Popular topics include facilities, safety & security, technology, business, finance, recruit & retain and the campus scene. Articles are displayed in chronological order, beginning with the most recent.


Some Common Procurement Terms

Buying Green: Everyone's Doing It

Across the country, colleges and universities are spending their green on green.

Five Types of Procurement Expertise

Higher-Ed Procurement

Higher-Ed Procurement

Mentoring: An Effective Component of Talent Development

Talent development is essential in today's purchasing environment.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

campus environment

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Campus as Place

Furman University has received recognition for its commitment to its campus environment, most recently as a model for arboreta in the Southeast and across the nation.



energy efficiency and savings

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Pathways to Greatness

The challenges of energy efficiency and savings, along with other sustainability efforts, are being met through teamwork and innovation on the island campuses of The University of the Virgin Islands.

Safety and sustainability

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Secure & Sustainable

Achieving a balance between a facility's safety and sustainability begins in the design stages.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Safety for All

Equipment maintenance is a vital piece of the safety puzzle.

Keene State College: TDS Center

Facility Focus (LEED Platnum Facilities)

Keene State College: TDS Center

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Building With Wood

It's time to take another look at wood use when designing sustainable facilities.

Recruit & Retain (Palo Alto University)

Making the Transition

Completing the degree becomes easier with the right programs in place.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Green Matters