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)

A Solar Partnership

Williams College is developing a solar energy project with its surrounding community.

indoor air quality on campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Healthy Buildings and IAQ

Facilities managers must often consider green options for dealing with common indoor hazards and contaminants, including mold, asbestos, lead, pests and more.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Emergency Egress Plans

The safest routes out of your facilities can change. Keep your plans up to date.

Greenest building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Living Building

Hampshire College opens one of the greenest buildings in the world.

construction management

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Do You Deliver?

Delivering a finished building is a difficult, complicated process. From innovative financing to construction management partnerships, colleges and universities have tools to make project delivery a little easier.

entrapment hazard example

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Entrapment Hazards

Be aware of campus spaces that can be locked by attackers.

Ask the Expert (Access Control)

What should we know about temporary door locking devices?

access control security on college and university campuses

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Access Control Final Exam

The challenge of access control security on college and university campuses is a daily concern for administrators.

Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Create Visual Interest With Wall Protection

Washington University: Hillman Hall

Facility Focus (LEED Platinum Facilities)

Washington University: Hillman Hall

Duke University: Nicholas School of the Environment

Facility Focus (LEED Platinum Facilities)

Duke University: Nicholas School of the Environment

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Pervious Concrete: A Mixed Blessing?

Do your homework before installing pervious pavement.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Helicopters

Sustainable College Community

A Community Approach to Sustainability

Montgomery County Community College, with the help and participation of its surrounding community, has transformed a former energy generating station into a vibrant and green learning facility.

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