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.

Porous Asphalt Pavements

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations On Campus)

Porous Asphalt Pavements

Permeable pavement reduces runoff and filters pollutants from stormwater.

sustainable IT

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Turning Information Green

A survey of the sustainable ideas that college and university IT departments can choose to "green" their operations.

Ask the Expert: Safety Technology

What's the latest in surveillance systems?

Southern Illinois University: Student Services Building

Facility Focus (Student Centers)

Southern Illinois University: Student Services Building


Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Globalization: Serving a Growing Market

University of Central Florida administrators are constructing a new facility designed to meet the needs of international students, driven by an intentional goal to increase enrollment.

The University of Houston: Student Center

Facility Focus (Student Centers)

The University of Houston: Student Center


Healthy Schools

Consistently Green

Code Compliant

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Are You Code Compliant?

Campus environmental safety staff are working diligently to meet and exceed mandated performance standards for energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions and more.

Recruit & Retain (Marlboro College)

What Do Colleges Need? Authenticity.

Getting real with college applicants can have unforeseen rewards.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Changing Spaces

campus signage and wayfinding

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Signs of Green

Pursuing sustainability in campus signage and wayfinding offers a number of benefits.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Increasing Survivability

There is no single magic solution for preventing active shooter incidents.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Occupational Hazards

When you travel, do you leave your FM hat at home? I don't.

Marian University: Alumni Hall

Facility Focus (Student Centers)

Marian University: Alumni Hall

Hot Tips: Product Safety

How to Avoid 'Greenwashed' Products

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