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.


deferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

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

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

energy facility

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

District Energy on Display

Harvard University is working toward its climate action goals.

healthy indoor air quality

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Improving IAQ in Your Foodservice Environments

Foodservice facilities have specific needs. Here are some things to think about when it comes to one of those needs: healthy indoor air quality.

Legally Speaking (Insight On The Issues)

Next Up in Title IX Compliance

Protecting employees from sexual harassment and violence by students.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Transitions 101

Ingredients of a successful presidential transition.



Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Benchmarking: A Checklist

We need to improve our performance, but where do we start?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Healthy Minds

Wofford College

Facility Focus (Auditorium/Performing Arts)

Wofford College: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts

Ask the Expert (Mass Communication)

What can we learn about campus communication from K–12 districts?

emergency communications

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

EMERGENCY!

Maintaining emergency communication systems inside and outside of buildings across campus is a matter of putting safety first.

Campus Housing

Housing Survey

Campus Housing: Evolving to Meet Student Needs

CP&M recently surveyed college and university housing administrators to find out what issues concern them in their daily operations. Here is what they told us.

Hot Tips (Pest Management)

How to Rid Your Campus of Rodents

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