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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.


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



Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

The Window of Life

Reacting correctly in an emergency benefits all involved.

sustainability strategies

Greening the Desert

Arizona State University Sun Devils' practical, integral sustainability strategies are transforming all aspects of their institution.

Green IT

Technology (Innovation for Education)

How Green Can IT Get?

From e-recycling to the cloud and beyond, IT departments are becoming greener.

University of Baltimore: John & Frances Angelos Law Center

Facility Focus (LEED Platnum Facilities)

University of Baltimore: John & Frances Angelos Law Center

Energy Savings

Business Managing Higher Ed

Partnering for Energy Savings

A commitment to sustainability, combined with a public benefit corporation relationship, is allowing Nazareth College to reduce its carbon footprint.

Green Dining

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Green Dining at Boston University

Sustainable design expertise has delivered the first high-performance building on the campus of Boston University.

green space

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Transforming the Landscape

Georgia's Mercer University has remade a green space into a transformative campus core.