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.


Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Ethics in Facilities Management

How do we integrate ethics into our FM duties?

green cleaning

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Green Cleaning Without VOCs

Take a closer look at the "no VOCs" claim when evaluating your green cleaning efforts.

Recruit & Retain (Santa Clara University)

Embracing Mobile Technology

Bolstering enrollment in the digital era.

Hot Tips (Outdoor Spaces)

Paths to Campus Enrichment

Stonehill College: Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Stonehill College: Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex

Hot Tips (Waste Management)

Smart Trash, Smart Campus

Ask the Expert (Fire Safety)

Why do we need a fire sprinkler shut-off tool?

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Maintaining Critical Systems

Keep your fire and life-safety technology in top shape for best performance.



University of Alabama at Birmingham: Hill Student Center

Facility Focus (Student Centers)

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Hill Student Center

campus staff deciding on purchasing options

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

You'd Better Shop Around

It can be advantageous to the bottom line if your campus purchasing department has a process in place to invite new vendors to the table to bid on providing goods and supplies.

Georgetown University: Healy Family Student Center

Facility Focus (Student Centers)

Georgetown University: Healey Family Student Center

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Where Are We Headed?

An introduction and outlook on the path to moving forward for campus operations.

campus flooring choices

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Prestige Factor

Flooring plays a vital role in creating attractive "front-of-the-house" spaces. But in addition to being attractive, the floors in these areas must also be functional, safe and cost-effective.

Living Building

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

The Living Building at Georgia Tech

This living-learning laboratory will be a model for the region.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Support for the Arts

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