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.


The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Green Guides

The University of Arizona streamlines information on opportunities for sustainability.

UMass Amherst: McGuirk Alumni Stadium (Expansion)

Facility Focus (Sports, Fitness, Wellness Centers)

UMass Amherst: McGuirk Alumni Stadium (Expansion)

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Performance-Based Solutions

Consider safety when investigating performance-based facility design.

Health Sciences Teaching facilities

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Preparing Students for Health Care Careers

Here's a look at how Cleveland State University administrators envisioned and built a state-of-the-art center where all health care students work, study and collaborate to create a diverse workforce.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Mind the Gap

Identify the difference between perceived and actual campus security

Ask the Expert: Custodial Equipment

Why should we use orbital scrubbers?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Stepping Stones

classroom acoustics and audiovisual design

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Active Learning and Case Study Classrooms

Evolving classroom styles drive acoustics and audiovisual design.



campus sports facilities

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Sports Facilities

Administrators can use effective tools to keep their eye on the bottom line when they find themselves involved in designing new or undertaking improvements to existing campus sports facilities.

Hot Tips: Acoustics

Controlling Noise in Classrooms

University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Athletic Performance Center

Facility Focus (Sports, Fitness, Wellness Centers)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Athletic Performance Center

University of Nebraska at Kearney: Wellness Center

Facility Focus (Sports, Fitness, Wellness Centers)

University of Nebraska at Kearney: Wellness Center

Building Controls

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Get Smart

Building systems are acting more and more like social media, getting smarter, driving energy savings and customer satisfaction. Are you #connected?

Educational interiors

Design for Today's Students

Educational interiors flex to meet new demands as students look for connectivity, mobility, interaction, comfort and collaboration.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Maintaining Our Standards

We must avoid the snowball effect of bending the rules in our daily operations.

With an institution's vast stores of personal data and valuable research, are you concerned about cyberattack?



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