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.


BU Castle

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Transforming BU Castle

From a heritage building to daily-use venue for alumni, faculty and students, an iconic mansion undergoes historic restoration for new life as an alumni center.

fire security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Technology Enhances Fire Security

Today's integrated fire detection, alarm and sprinkler systems are being designed into facilities as an integral part of improved occupant safety.

unlocking value on campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Capitalizing on College Spaces and Places

From loading docks to libraries, evaluating space and leveraging resources is essential to good planning — and to unlocking value on campus.

Microgrids

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Off the Grid

Microgrids offer college campuses energy independence, resiliency and lower power bills. Are you ready to take your school off the grid?

Kent State University

Facility Focus (Learning Studio and Classroom Design)

Kent State University: Center for Architecture and Environmental Design

Walls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

The Handwriting Is on the Wall

Take a look at the next big thing in college and university classroom design: walls you can write on and push around.

Active Shooter Training

The Safe and Secure Campus

Training for The Unthinkable

Does your options-based active shooter training approach meet standards of care?

Recruit & Retain (Lebanon Valley College)

Executing a 'Power Play'

Using athletics to bolster recruitment and retention efforts.



Maintenance Repairs

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

Available technology options can be used to improve campus infrastructure maintenance and repair.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

A Green Revolving Fund

The University of Dayton sees sustainability as the greater good.

Drones on campus

The Safe and Secure Campus

An Eye In the Sky

The capabilities of and uses for drones are growing at a rapid pace. How can they be used for campus safety...and should they?

public-private partnerships

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Why Your Next Collaboration May Be a P3

Here are two examples of public-private partnerships that suggest it might be the best approach if you’re ready to add or replace campus housing.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Cybersecurity Attacks

It's not a matter of "if," but "when." Is your institution prepared?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Let's Talk About PM

A look at the preventative maintenance model vs. "run to failure" model.

The Safe and Secure Campus

Drones on Campus: Have a Policy

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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