October 2017 College Planning & Management

October 2017


Indoor Air Quality

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Review Course on Indoor Air Quality

By Michael Fickes

If you graded the indoor air in your buildings, would it pass or fail?

Financing Campus Facilities

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Getting Creative With Facilities Financing

By Ellen Kollie

Some campus administrators are looking beyond P3s and additional debt load to find ways to finance their capital projects. Check out these ideas.


Sustainability: A Whole-Systems Approach

By Amy Milshtein

Going green is more than choosing paper with a high recycled content. Here are three colleges that are integrating sustainability into every aspect of campus life.

Business School

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Business? Meet Science and Technology.

By Robert Quigley

The fusion of science into business schools is restyling both learning opportunities and facilities.

Campus Exteriors

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At First Glance

By Scott Berman

Campus exteriors provide the initial impression of any college or university. These outdoor spaces can impact recruitment, retention, town/gown and alumni relationships and much more.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

First in the Family

By Shannon O'Connor

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)


By Pieter van der Have

Does "out with the old, in with the new" apply to your campus buildings?

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Identity Management Systems

By David W. Dodd

IdMS and multi-factor authentication are key elements of a security strategy.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

From the Ground Up

By Joe Verkennes

Monroe County Community College has made the switch to a geothermal HVAC system.

Recruit & Retain (Saint Leo University)

Hitting the Right Notes

By Cynthia Selph

Music ensembles boost retention and promote student engagement.


Hope College

Facility Focus (Auditoriums and Performance Spaces)

Hope College: The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Facility Focus (Auditoriums and Performance Spaces)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: W97

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Facility Focus (Auditoriums and Performance Spaces)

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Performing Arts Complex


Lighting Conrol

Lighting Control Strategies for Today's Smart Campuses


Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Cleaning Made Easier with Cordless Backpack Vacuums


Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Walls Stand Up to Demands of Nursing Education


Ask the Expert (Pest Control)

How can we solve a rodent problem?

By Drew McFadden

Hot Tips (Building Products)

Glazed Brick

By Tim Leese


Support for the Arts... From a Stradivarius

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