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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.


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.

University of Baltimore: John & Frances Angelos Law Center

Facility Focus (LEED Platnum Facilities)

University of Baltimore: John & Frances Angelos Law Center

Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability in Higher Education: Going Strong

Higher education has always been at the heart of innovative, committed, societally responsible change, and never has there been more and better ongoing evidence of this in sustainability.

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.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

The Window of Life

Reacting correctly in an emergency benefits all involved.

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.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Green Matters

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Human Resource Systems

The future of administrative systems is here, and its name is Workday.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Building With Wood

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