May 2014 College Planning & Management

May 2014


Video Screens on Campus

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Big Screen on Campus

By Mark Rowh

The digital delivery of information across campus is facilitated by the proliferation of innovative video screens.

Food service floors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five-Second Rule

By Amy Milshtein

Expert advice on sorting through flooring options for food preparation and service areas.

performing arts centers

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Elevating the Arts

By James Matson, Tim Carl

Performing arts spaces are evolving into acoustically advanced, interdisciplinary hubs of campus activity.

facility supervisor

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

Preparing the Supervisors

By Matt Moberg

Bring facility departments to the next level with solid training and preparation of supervisory personnel.

buildings for extreme weather

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Standing Strong

By Sherrie Negrea

Architects and engineers are incorporating innovative methods and systems into designing buildings to withstand extreme weather.

Zone Maintenance

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

Reaping the Rewards of Zone Maintenance

By Ellen Kollie

Administrators share compelling reasons to consider organizing your maintenance department into zones.

facilities managers

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

The Next Generation

By Brandon Barrett

Today's up-and-coming class of new facilities managers must combine practical knowledge of established methods of maintenance with increased technological options, leadership skills and a customer-focused mindset. It's a challenging balance, and one that current professionals say takes time and focus to achieve.


Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The President and Advancement

By Dr. Scott D. Miller, Dr. Marylouise Fennell

Advancement success depends on being an effective CEO.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Maintenance by Design?

By Michael G. Steger

Avoid maintenance nightmares by claiming a spot at the design table.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Options in Stormwater Management

By James Houle

UNH futures flow with porous approaches to pavements.

Know Your Data

By Mike Halligan

Don't just collect fire-prevention data; use it.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Residence Life

By Deborah P. Moore

Recruit & Retain (Washington State University)

Steps for Success

By John Fraire

Commitment to inclusion and access drive recruitment.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

The Internet of Things

We (will very soon) all belong to this new community.

By David W. Dodd

We are all increasingly members of this new, interconnected "community." This means that our institutions and our constituents are also members. The Internet of Things (abbreviated "IoT") is everything and everyone that is connected by a common technological fabric.


Charles Street Market

Facility Focus (Dining and Food Service Facilities)

Johns Hopkins University: Charles Street Market

Hampshire Dining Commons

Facility Focus (Dining and Food Service Facilities)

University of Massachusetts Amherst: Hampshire Dining Commons

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