Costs and Funding

Find out how to balance your budget – from funding, purchasing and procurement; to construction and maintenance/operations costs; bond issues and endowments, and more…


composite product mapping

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

What's In Your Janitorial Closet?

A system called composite product mapping can help you select the most price-friendly and best-performing products for your maintenance needs.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

$5M for 30 Seconds

capital projects

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Seeking Approval

Communicating effectively with your board or local authorities is a vital aspect of getting a capital project green-lighted and completed on schedule.

procurement challenges

Solving Procurement Challenges

Here are six common procurement challenges and how purchasing professionals are solving them.

Obama's Last Education Budget Proposal: Building a Legacy

In the last year of a two-term presidency, the sitting president proposes his last budget for the upcoming fiscal year. President Obama announced his last proposed budget on Tuesday, February 8, 2016.

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Problem Solved?

College Fundraising at a Crossroads

How can today’s colleges and universities best support what they do and raise the funds to make it possible?



Hot Tips: Purchasing

Six Steps to Procurement Optimization

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Here's to a Great New Year!

How Long Will This Last?

A life-cycle cost analysis is an important tool when acquiring, owning, operating and disposing of buildings and systems on a campus.

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Building Skills

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.

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What Value Relationships?

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



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