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.


digital sinage and display

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Top Uses for Digital Signage and Displays

Details of developing a successful installation on the campus of West Virginia University.

University of California, Berkeley

Facility Focus (Campus Housing)

University of California, Berkeley: David Blackwell Hall

University of Oklahoma

Facility Focus (Campus Housing)

The University of Oklahoma: Dunham and Headington Residential Colleges

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Beyond the Statistics

outsourcing SaaS

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

What to Ask When Outsourcing SaaS

Here are five questions to ask potential partners when seeking to outsource Software as a Service (SaaS).

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Master Plan Implementation

An update on how the planning has come into being on the BGSU campus.

community space

Design for Community Spaces

Today's community colleges are interested in placemaking, in creating campuses where students learn, linger, and interact. With an eye to design, here are three examples of community colleges stepping up their interior spaces to improve the student experience.

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Higher Ed



Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Smart Buying

Purchasing through cooperatives can help a college or university remain fully stocked with supplies while saving money for both the institution and its students.

Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

The Value of Benchmarking

Leveraging a strategic impact plan for energy training and education.

internet of things

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Intelligent Facilities

The Internet of Things can make the job of facilities managers easier, but getting buy-in may take some time and education.

Northwest State Community College

Facility Focus (Workforce Development/Vocational Education)

Northwest State Community College: Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

STEM

STEM Equality

Innovative programs and a concerted effort by many colleges and universities are increasing enrollment of women in STEM programs and helping them to navigate careers in traditionally male-dominated jobs.

campus farm

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Campus Farm Coming to Bucknell

Bucknell University will grow vegetables for learning, wellness, and engagement.

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