October 2013 College Planning & Management

October 2013

On the Cover

seawater HVAC

Green Buildings

By the Sea

A seawater HVAC system is the latest in a Maine college’s green efforts.

By Rob Klinedinst

sustainable facilities

Green Buildings

Leading the Way in Sustainability

Colleges and universities continue to build innovative, sustainable facilities on campuses across the country.

By Sherrie Negrea


classroom ergonomics

Learning Spaces (Furniture & Equipment)

Built for Comfort

By Brandon Barrett

Understanding classroom ergonomics is about more than just buying a well-designed chair; it can also impact student health and success.

new residence hall

Living Spaces (Furniture & Equpment)

A Classic for the New Millennium

By Brenda T. Elrod

Important traditions live on in a new residence hall at the University of Georgia.


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

After the Flood

A flood at University of Wisconsin-Superior sends administrators scrambling to plan and execute steam line insulation and vault waterproofing repairs.

By Ellen Kollie

Security Technology

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Security Technology On Campus

By Michael Fickes

A look at the newer security technologies colleges and universities are considering and using on campus.


Business (Managing Higher Ed)


By Amy Milshtein

Nobody thinks of parking, until they need it. Then it's a chore. Technology promises to make finding and paying for a space easier, and might even convince drivers to take the bus.


Recruit & Retain (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Designing Targeted Online Admissions

A new UALR admissions site creates a personalized student experience.

By Jennifer Godwin

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Electrical Safety

Establish and follow policies to ensure compliance.

By Mike Halligan

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations On Campus)

Sustainability in the Culinary Arts

Lincoln Land Community College prepares students for food innovations.

By Kim Blomquist

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Perceptions Vs. Reality

Acknowledging diversity is more than a two-way street.

By Pieter van der Have

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

How Much is Too Much?

By Deborah P. Moore


Crusader Stadium

Facility Focus (Athletic Facilities)

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Crusader Stadium

Campbell Sports Center

Facility Focus (Athletic Facilities)

Columbia University

Campbell Sports Center

Living Spaces (Furniture & Equpment)

Purchasing Advice

By Bob Roskos


Science and Engineering Library Transformed

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Science and Engineering Library Transformed

Penn Installs Induction Light Fixtures

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Penn Installs Induction Light Fixtures

Technology Planning and Management

Emerging Technology

Enterprise Content Management at Work

Oklahoma Christian University simplifies its processes with ECM.

By Linda Ding

campus building upgrades

In the Know (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)

Old Building, New Life

By Scott Berman

From BIM to energy-use monitoring, WiFi and more, existing buildings are being redesigned and outfitted to become technological standouts.

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