August 2015 College Planning & Management

August 2015

On the Cover

Intelligent Buildings

Intelligent Buildings: Efficiencies and Expectations

A quick look at the evolution of intelligent buildings, seen through the eyes of a campus project manager.

By Ellen Kollie

Twenty years in, a campus project manager reflects on the evolution of and shares her experiences with intelligent facilities.


successful classroom space

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Learning Everywhere

By Amy Milshtein

Today's classroom is anything but traditional as learning branches out into unexpected places. Here is what makes for a successful classroom space and what doesn't make the grade.

Universal Access

Technology (Innovation For Education)

The Age of Universal Access

By David W. Dodd

Today's technologies are a fundamental element of creating and sustaining an educated society.

storm damage repairs

Investing in Green

Stream Restorations Shore Up Infrastructure, Academics

By Matt Fredmonsky

Two Ohio colleges look to benefit from storm damage repairs.

campus landscape and grounds

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Investing in Green

By Scott Berman

Colleges and universities should invest in and manage their landscaping and grounds as if everyone is watching... because, as it turns out, they are.


Recruit & Retain (Charter Oak State College)

Go Back to Get Ahead

By Ed Klonoski

Making it easier for adult students to return to school and graduate takes work, but can benefit recruitment and retention efforts in the long run.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovation On Campus)

Garden of Wisdom

The University of Hawai'i at West O'ahu is growing sustainable food expertise.

campus safety

The Safer Campus

Let's Work Together

By Mark Rowh

Promoting campus safety and more through town-gown relationships.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Concrete Issues

By Pieter van der Have

Concrete maintenance is part of that important first impression of your campus.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

What Value Relationships?

By Deborah P. Moore

Fire Safety

The Safer Campus

Fire Safety in Shared Spaces

By Mike Halligan

Colleges and universities should be sure that their fire and life safety plans extend to leased off-campus spaces. Cooperation with other tenants is key to safety for all.

Rape on Campus

The Safer Campus

Rape on Campus

By Lawrence J. Fennelly

Allegations of rape are darkening the reputation of college campuses across the country.


Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University in Cambridge

Facility Focus (Visual Arts Facilities)

Lesley University: Lunder Arts Center

Technology Tip

Solutions for Cable Management

By Clint Strong

Black Family Visual Arts Center at Dartmouth College

Facility Focus (Visual Arts Facilities)

Dartmouth College: The Black Family Visual Arts Center


Case History (Real-World Solutions)

Zero Core Drilling Makes for Easy Installation

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