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.

wood a material of choice

Wood Makes the Grade For Student Housing

Cost savings, aesthetic value and speed of construction make wood a material of choice for campus construction.

Healthy Sustainable Campus

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Healthy Campus, Healthy Community

Sustainability has becomes a way of life at Michigan's Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Their new Healthy Living Campus is a testament to that.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Residence Hall Fires

Take steps now to reduce kitchen and cooking fires in campus housing.

University of Cincinnati: Sheakley Athletics Center

Facility Focus (Sports Fields)

University of Cincinnati: Sheakley Athletics Center

Student Dining Facility

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The WOW! Factor

64 Degrees, a reimagined student dining facility, has opened at the University of California, San Diego.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

A Psychological Approach to Sustainability

The University of Arkansas delves into the social side of sustainability.

Husky Stadium Renovation and Expansion

Facility Focus (Sports Fields)

University of Washington: Husky Stadium Renovation and Expansion

cost-reduction strategies

Doing More with Less

Colleges and universities are developing cost-reduction strategies that are bringing results. Will these ideas work for your campus?

Editor's Note (The VIew From Here)

Good Partners

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physcial Plant)

Working While Occupied

Technicians should be prepared to minimize their impact on occupied spaces.

Parking Video Surveillance

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Keeping an Eye on Parking

Video surveillance makes a big difference in improving parking lot safety. The latest technology promises to streamline operations and maybe boost your bottom line as well.

classroom and lecture hall presentation technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Show and Tell in the Digital Age

Today's classroom and lecture hall presentation technologies provide accessibility to a variety of materials both to presenters and students, in the classroom or remotely.

Roofs Bearing Weight

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs: Bearing the Weight of a New Job

Today's roofs are often expected to bear the weight of physical components that contribute to sustainability efforts. Here's what you need to know when planning for these features.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Budgeting for New Demographics

Serving new student populations creates unprecedented challenges.


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