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.


structural integrity

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Preserving Structural Integrity

It is important to include a structural perspective of your facilities when considering the impact of deferred maintenance.

trends at collegs and universities

Looking Forward

Trends In Education

Life's one constant is change and College Planning & Management is here for it. From the expansion of big data to plant-forward dining options, schools are adapting with the times. Here's a look at what's happening now and into the future. Is your school ready for what's next?

campus landscape

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

An Award-Winning Landscape

Duke University has won awards for its campus landscape features and design. Careful planning and thoughtful implementation are just two keys to the university's success.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Cleaning With Water

Taking a closer look at the pros and cons of chemical-free cleaning.

Boston Univeristy School of Medicine

Facility Focus (Libraries / Learning Commons)

Boston University School of Medicine: Alumni Medical Library

Suffolk County Community College

Facility Focus (Libraries / Learning Commons)

Suffolk County Community College: Learning Resource Center

Carnegie Mellon University

Facility Focus (Libraries / Learning Commons)

Carnegie Mellon University: Sorrell's Engineering & Science Library Renovation

science lab

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Science on Display

Creative design can solve the conflict between having an open research lab with natural light and views where passersby can see and be excited about the research being done and safeguarding sensitive or proprietary information.



AV technology

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

AV Technology and Active Learning

Audiovisual components are becoming integral tools in active learning spaces.

Hot Tips (Custodial Tools)

Tackle High Dusting With a Vacuum

Trends

View From the Industry

Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Light Gets In

green dining

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Award-Winning Green Dining at UVA

Campus Safety

What are the elements of an emergency response plan?

Ask the Expert (Guardrails)

How do we specify glass railings?

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