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 (Campus Spaces)

Five Key Waterproofing Focus Areas

University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

University of Southern Maine: The Learning Commons

Recruit & Retain (Hampshire College)

Aligning Admissions with Mission

Recruiting the right type of student makes a big difference.

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.

Hot Tips (Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance With Rubber Flooring

Editor’s Note (The View From Here)

Fond Farewells

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?



Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Managing the Accreditation Process

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

Hot Tips (Power Distribution)

Increasing Access to Power in the Classroom

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Changing Times

University of North Dakota: Wilkerson Commons

Facility Focus (Kitchens and Food Service Facilities)

The University of North Dakota: Wilkerson Commons

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

The Value of Tabletop Practice

Preparation will strengthen your response to life-safety incidents.

Gonzaga University: John J. Hemmingson Center

Facility Focus (Kitchens and Food Service Facilities)

Gonzaga University: John J. Hemmingson Center

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Bulletproof Glass

Some assumptions and realities of the effectiveness of ballistic glass.

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