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.


outdoor learning spaces

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Outdoor School

Take a tour of diverse outdoor learning spaces.

Impact of Spaces

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Campus Planning and Design

Trend Toward Integrating and Extending the Impact of Spaces

Machine Learning and Time-Sensitive Networking

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Wired and Wireless Networks

Trend Toward Machine Learning and Time-Sensitive Networking

interdisciplinary design

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Health Science Facility Design

Trend Toward Interdisciplinary Design

Cost Savings and Efficiency

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Waste Collection

Trend Toward Cost Savings and Efficiency

Combining Visits With Vacation

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Prospective Students' College Visits

Trend Toward Combining Visits With Vacation

2017 Forecast: Trends Shaping Higher Education

Thought leaders share outlooks on what the future holds for the higher education campus, discussing everything from networks to waste collection.

Seat Height

Ask the Expert (Ergonomics)

How Do We Determine Ideal Seat Height for Chairs?



technology accessibility

Trends Shaping Higher Education

Technology to Move Outside in 2017

Oregon State University: Strand Agriculture Hall

Facility Focus (Historic Renovations)

Oregon State University: Strand Agriculture Hall

building envelope: parking structure

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Who Owns Your Building Envelope?

Communication is key to answering this question, especially when multiple contractors and systems are involved.

reverse transfer

Trends Shaping Higher Education

Reverse Transfer: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

So You Want a Career in FM?

How does the next generation of facility managers perceive the profession?

Raining on roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Waterproofing Keys

The building envelope has one primary job: keeping bad weather outside. There is a wide range of options available for waterproofing all aspects of the building envelope, from roofs to basements. Here are some of them.

Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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