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.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Sustainable Grounds

Villanova University is working to achieve a more natural campus experience.

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.

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.

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?

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

A Green Revolving Fund

The University of Dayton sees sustainability as the greater good.

Maintenance Repairs

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

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

Active Shooter Training

The Safe and Secure Campus

Training for The Unthinkable

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



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?

Kent State University

Facility Focus (Learning Studio and Classroom Design)

Kent State University: Center for Architecture and Environmental Design

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.

Recruit & Retain (Lebanon Valley College)

Executing a 'Power Play'

Using athletics to bolster recruitment and retention efforts.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Cybersecurity Attacks

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

The Safe and Secure Campus

When the Unthinkable Happens

Ask the Expert (Purchasing and Procurement)

To Bid Or Not To Bid?

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