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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.


Five Types of Procurement Expertise

Buying Green: Everyone's Doing It

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

Some Common Procurement Terms

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

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.

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.

green space

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Transforming the Landscape

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

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.

Keene State College: TDS Center

Facility Focus (LEED Platnum Facilities)

Keene State College: TDS Center

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.