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.


Hot Tips (HVAC Efficiency)

Using VRF Systems to Solve HVAC Challenges

environmental design

The Safe and Secure Campus

Safe By Design: Can attention to environmental design lead to a safer campus?

When the conversation moves from how to secure buildings and expands to securing entire campuses, attention to environmental design can help with answers.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

An Energy Partnership

Colorado School of Mines challenges students with energy awareness.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Metal Detectors in the Campus Setting

Supportive strategies are essential for successful entry-point screening.

Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

College Student Safety Law

An update on "special relationships" and shared responsibility.

facilities and landscaping

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Building Closer Town-and-Gown Ties

Unprecedented pressure heightens the importance of effective interaction between colleges and the cities they inhabit.

prefab construction

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Today's Prefab Construction

Personalized prefab is here. Really. Are you willing to try it?

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Enrollment Management

Summer months are the cruelest in college admission.



Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Absenteeism and FMLA

The impact of absenteeism might be greater than we think.

Ringling College of Art + Design

Facility Focus (Libraries)

Ringling College of Art + Design: Alfred R. Goldstein Library

green demolition

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Green Demolition

Often before a new building goes up, an old building must come down. These are the steps to a systematic, sustainable approach to demolition.

facilities management

Business

Taking Stock of Your Facilities

Colleges and universities can improve facilities management and maximize budget efficiency through comprehensive, campus-wide assessments.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Analysis Paralysis

College of Idaho

Facility Focus (Libraries)

The College of Idaho: Cruzen-Murray Academic Library

Body Cameras on Campus

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