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.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Adding Athletics to Boost Enrollment

The advantages of leveraging athletics, fitness and wellness in a hot market.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Managing the Maintenance Cycle

Develop a plan in order to get a handle on routine and non-routine tasks.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Building Skills

building envelope

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Sealing the Envelope

Whether renovating existing or constructing new facilities, attention must be paid to achieving the end result of a resilient, secure, energy-efficient building envelope.

Environmental Health and Safety

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Breathe Easy

Remediating mold, overseeing the disposal of hazardous materials, responding to IAQ concerns, maintaining laboratory safety — Environmental Health and Safety managers stay abreast of it all via best practices and risk assessments.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations On Campus)

Automated Energy Savings

Penn State's digital building automation systems boost sustainability.

Hot Tips: Flooring

Advantages of Seamless Floors

Teaching and Learning Technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

Educators must be prepared to embrace today’s evolving technologies and integrate them into the teaching and learning process.

Construction Delays

The Impact of Construction Delays

From scaled-back plans to increased costs, scrambled schedules and more, construction delays cause headaches. Planning for the unexpected will help to keep your projects on track.

Ask the Expert: Daylighting

Can TDDs impact funding?

Security access points

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Illusions of Security

Security at campus access points should be more than just a good show.


Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Safety First

The right products plus CPTED can contribute to a snug campus.

Learning Cutting-Edge Technology

New York State’s Centers for Advanced Technology program is designed to spur technology-based applied research and economic development in the state.

Quinebaug Middle College

Facility Focus (Community Colleges)

Quinebaug Valley Community College: Quinebaug Middle College (Addition)

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