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.


San Bernardino Valley College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

San Bernardino Valley College: Kinesiology and Athletics Complex

spaces for learning

Spaces for Learning

The evolution of academic spaces on campus continues to transform interiors into areas that are interactive, tech-enabled, and adaptable to a variety of uses for collaborative engagement.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

R.I.P. Liberal Arts?

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Facility Managers: Their Role in Fire Safety

The people who know your buildings best have a role in protecting them.

Ask the Expert (Gunshot Detection)

How can we add gunshot detection to our facilities?

Hot Tips (Occupant Safety)

Planning for Evacuation

Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

Data-Driven Facility Management

Operational data comprise a tangible resource for building managers.

Coe College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Coe College: Athletic and Recreational Complex



Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What's Under Your Feet?

Don't overlook the importance of floor coverings in your campus facilities.

Washington University

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Washington University: Francis Field House

deferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

How do you make inroads into a seemingly insurmountable deferred maintenance backlog?

movable furniture

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Planning for Movable Furniture

An outdoor furniture installation on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the result of a desire to increase the use of campus spaces...and a helping hand from a coalition intended to strengthen community.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

The Healing Power of Landscape

The University of Texas at Austin balances health, community, and ecology.

restroom design trends

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

New Design Strategies for a Reputable Restroom

How today's restroom design trends improve cleanliness and operational efficiency while attracting students.

Riverside Community College District

Facility Focus (Auditorium/Performing Arts)

Riverside Community College District (RCCD): RCCD Coil School of the Arts

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