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.


University of California, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

University of California, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library

Raining on roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Waterproofing Keys

The building envelope has one primary job: keeping bad weather outside. There is a wide range of options available for waterproofing all aspects of the building envelope, from roofs to basements. Here are some of them.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

So You Want a Career in FM?

How does the next generation of facility managers perceive the profession?

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The Successful Presidential Search

Careful planning and measured steps are important for a successful result.

Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

Security drone

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Security Technology Wish List

Campus security professionals talk about what high tech gear they use, what new tools they covet and what they would never give up.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

An Award-Winning Green Campus

A decade of efforts brings sustainability success to Lincoln Land Community College.

Recruit & Retain (Hampshire College)

Aligning Admissions with Mission

Recruiting the right type of student makes a big difference.



Villanova University: Falvey Library

Facility Focus (Libraries, Media Centers and Learning Labs)

Villanova University: Falvey Library

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five Key Waterproofing Focus Areas

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At The End of The Day

After they've been used and maintained, be sure to then store your vacuum cleaners and floor machines properly.

saving energy with solar panels

Saving Energy: Insights and Ideas

Renewable energy credits are helping institutions invest in themselves and the environment.

vacuuming the staircase

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Caring for the Cleaning Machine

Vacuum cleaners and floor machines are an investment. Proper care and maintenance of these tools is vital and will extend their lifespans and provide good return on the investment made in them.

Hot Tips (Flooring)

Simplify Maintenance With Rubber Flooring

Editor’s Note (The View From Here)

Fond Farewells

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