December 2015 College Planning & Management

December 2015

On the Cover

energy efficiency

Saving Energy, Saving Money

By Larry Schoff

Improving energy efficiency in campus facilities resides in common sense.



Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Keeping Up Appearances

By Amy Milshtein

On all corners of a campus, facility managers must pick and choose where to put resources to protect physical assets. Three professionals speak up about how they keep everything looking great while staying on budget.

Collaborative Learning Spaces

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Redefining Collaborative Learning Spaces

By Josh Hellmann

The impact of media and technology on learning spaces continues to evolve. In St. Louis, these cutting-edge spaces are fostering creativity and learning.

Outdoor spaces

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Outside the Walls

By Scott Berman

Attention to a college or university's signature "look" should include outside features and furnishings. Outdoor spaces, their design, and what you put into them are vital elements of your institution's brand and mission.

safety and security technologies

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Keeping Them Safe

By Brandon Barrett

With new safety and security technologies emerging at a rapid pace, campus police departments have an almost limitless selection to utilize in their quest for safety. Here are what some of the most effective campus police forces have found to work best.


Monitoring Technology

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Monitoring Technology

By Mike Halligan

Stay ahead of inspections with monitors for fire extinguishers and other equipment.

Recruit & Retain (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)

Guiding Students to Graduation

By James A. Goecker

How the Locus of Control inventory helped increase retention.

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations On Campus)

BU Dining Reaches a Big Goal

By Mara Sassoon

Ask the Expert (Sustainable Transportation)

Can garages advance our sustainability goals?

By Paul Wessel

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Here's to a Great New Year!

By Deborah P. Moore

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

FM and ISO

By Pieter van der Have

By what standards should FM be measured?


Middlebury College: Virtue Field House and Athletic District Master Plan

Facility Focus (Sports and Fitness Centers)

Middlebury College: Virtue Field House and Athletic District Master Plan

Houghton College: Kerr-Pegula Athletic Complex

Facility Focus (Sports and Fitness Centers)

Houghton College: Kerr-Pegula Athletic Complex


Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Cooperative Agreement Leads to Savings

Adelphi University Acoustic Panels

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Acoustic Panels Reduce Noise and Boost Productivity


Five Reasons to Promote Campus Energy Projects To Students

By Phil Yuska

Hot Tips (Sustainable Facilities)

How to Select a Green Door

By Barbara Jo Serago

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