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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.


Facilies (Campus Spaces)

Five Reasons To Go "Touchless" In Your Restroom

Student Services and Administration Building

Facility Focus (Administrative Offices and Faculty Workspace)

Las Positas College

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Put It in Writing

Be prepared for parents' questions when freshmen move onto campus.

Claremont University Consortium

Facility Focus (Administrative Offices and Faculty Workspace)

Claremont University Consortium

Mobile Campus

Technology (Innovations for Education)

There's Something in the Air

Campus life is going mobile as the number and capabilities of mobile devices and related technology continue to grow.

Safe Campus Environment

The Safer Campus

Improving the Safety of Your Campus Environment

Safe campus environments are highly desired but not always delivered. Here's how to make some improvements.

Campus Library

Redefining the Campus Library

Follow a "road map" approach to improving space efficiency within the walls of existing library facilities.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Are We Safe Yet?



Ceiling, Walls and Floors Maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

On the Surface

Ceilings, walls and floors present challenges that can be met with planning and maintenance and without breaking the budget.

public safety officers

The Safer Campus

Wearing Many Hats

The role of public safety officers on campus continues to evolve.

Behavior Detection and Assessment

The Safer Campus

Security By Looking Around

A security methodology that enables security officers to recognize potentially violent individuals — before a tragedy occurs.

Recruit & Retain (Great Bay Community College)

Great Things Come in Small Packages

Small steps lead to large enrollment growth for Great Bay Community College.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Think Clean When Going Green

Establishing a green cleaning program benefits the entire campus community.

Refinishing Floors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Refinishing Floors

The difference between a good floor refinishing job and a bad one.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Collaboration Systems

Many options are available, but good solutions are few.