October 2015 College Planning & Management

October 2015



Education Interiors

Focus On the Floor

By Scott Berman

Flooring choices can reflect your institution's identity, mission, commitment to sustainability and more.

student-centered spaces

Education Interiors

Student Affairs

By Scott Berman

Skillfully designing and furnishing student-centered spaces, such as living-learning residence halls, student unions and common areas, can encourage positive and productive interaction.

How Long Will This Last?

By Mark Rowh

A life-cycle cost analysis is an important tool when acquiring, owning, operating and disposing of buildings and systems on a campus.

furniture is stating your brand

Education Interiors

Your Furniture, Your Brand

By Ellen Kollie

Whether you're aware of it or not, your furniture is stating your brand. In giving it some thought, you’ll see that it’s all in the details.


Education Interiors

Refining a Classic

By Claire Whitman

The Schneider Center at Wellesley College has undergone a renovation that has restored its value and historic roots.

Campus Security Tailored to a Budget

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Campus Security Tailored to a Budget

By Michael Fickes

It is possible to build an affordable, effective safety and security program by replacing some funding with more effort.

Outsource Services

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

A Tale of Two Auxiliary Departments

By Amy Milshtein

Outsource or keep it in house? That’s the question facing many college and university auxiliary departments. CP&M looks at two different schools with two different approaches.


Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Fire Safety Technology

By Mike Halligan

A look at emerging trends in campus life safety systems.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

A Sad Truth

By Deborah P. Moore

Recruit & Retain (Broward College)

A New Direction for Student Recruiting

By Annaleah D. Morrow

Technology is improving the recruitment process.

Oakton Community College

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Sun Tamer

By Michael Lundeen

Advanced shading techniques are in use at Oakton Community College.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Change for Change's Sake

By Pieter van der Have

Are we commissioning our most important asset?


Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education

Facility Focus (ADA and Special Accommodation Spaces)

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign: Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education

Living and Learning Residence Hall 6

Facility Focus (ADA and Special Accommodation Spaces)

Gallaudet University: Living and Learning Residence Hall 6


Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Consistent Clocks, Happy Campus

SmartCast Technology

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Energy Efficiency Equals Big Savings for College



Education Interiors

Technology Branded

An updated design has refreshed and revived the University of Illinois at Chicago Bookstore.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

The Green Dot Movement

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