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.


Security drone

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Security Technology Wish List

Campus security professionals talk about what high tech gear they use, what new tools they covet and what they would never give up.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

An Award-Winning Green Campus

A decade of efforts brings sustainability success to Lincoln Land Community College.

Recruit & Retain (Hampshire College)

Aligning Admissions with Mission

Recruiting the right type of student makes a big difference.

Villanova University: Falvey Library

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

Villanova University: Falvey Library

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five Key Waterproofing Focus Areas

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At The End of The Day

After they've been used and maintained, be sure to then store your vacuum cleaners and floor machines properly.

saving energy with solar panels

Saving Energy: Insights and Ideas

Renewable energy credits are helping institutions invest in themselves and the environment.

vacuuming the staircase

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Caring for the Cleaning Machine

Vacuum cleaners and floor machines are an investment. Proper care and maintenance of these tools is vital and will extend their lifespans and provide good return on the investment made in them.



Hot Tips (Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance With Rubber Flooring

Editor’s Note (The View From Here)

Fond Farewells

University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons

networking designs and technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Preparing Your Network for Its Next Generation

This update on networking designs and technologies provides administrators with must-know information for the design, installation and capabilities of their campus networks.

college restroom design

Education Interiors

The Necessary Room

From basic to luxury, sparkling to yucky, advanced to old school, college restrooms run the gamut. What's new and trending in restroom design?

Hot Tips (Power Distribution)

Increasing Access to Power in the Classroom

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Managing the Accreditation Process

Take the correct steps to make the evaluation process run smoothly.

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