July/August 2017 College Planning & Management

July/August 2017


Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

A Bright Partnership

By David Munson, Joel Seligman

The University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology are collaborating to spur light and sound innovation.

Syracuse University

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Framework for Learning

By Mary Anne Ocampo, Dennis Pieprz

A bold vision for campus redesign is navigating old and new at Syracuse University.

green purchasing

Green Purchasing

Are We Green Yet?

By Amy Milshtein

The concept of green procurement has been around for nearly two decades. Are colleges and universities on board?


Technology (Innovations for Education)

Parking Goes Hi-Tech

By Bill Smith

Technology is transforming parking, adding cost-saving efficiencies and sustainability to a campus necessity.

Healthy Facilities

Healthy Facilities

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), in partnership with School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines, held the first annual Healthy Facilities Award program. This special section highlights the standouts among the entries received.

UW-Milwaukee’s Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Paths of Glory

By Mark Corey, David Black

UW-Milwaukee's Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex illuminates the route from science building to social hub.

unlocking value on campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Capitalizing on College Spaces and Places

By Jane Smith

From loading docks to libraries, evaluating space and leveraging resources is essential to good planning — and to unlocking value on campus.

BU Castle

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Transforming BU Castle

By Rebecca Berry

From a heritage building to daily-use venue for alumni, faculty and students, an iconic mansion undergoes historic restoration for new life as an alumni center.

fire security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Technology Enhances Fire Security

By Mark Rowh

Today's integrated fire detection, alarm and sprinkler systems are being designed into facilities as an integral part of improved occupant safety.


Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

A New President's First 120 Days

By Dr. Scott D. Miller, Dr. Marylouise Fennell

Observations on and advice for the start of a new presidency.

Editor's Note

Making Spaces

By Shannon O'Connor

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Bicycles on Campus

By Pieter van der Have

Is your campus bicycle- and bicyclist-friendly?

Legally Speaking (Insight on the Issues)

A Blueprint for Title IX Compliance

By Peter F. Lake

A working model for responding to reports of sexual harassment and violence.

Recruit & Retain (Mansfield University)

Engaging With Social Media

By Bia Bernum

Building a stronger brand by connecting with students digitally.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Sustainable Grounds

By Liesel Schwarz

Villanova University is working to achieve a more natural campus experience.


North Idaho College

Facility Focus (Career and Technical Education)

North Idaho College: Parker Technical Education Center

Houston Community College

Facility Focus (Career and Technical Education)

Houston Community College: Stafford Workforce Training Center


Case Western Reserve University

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Academic Makerspaces Foster Innovation

Syracuse University

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Road Art That Lasts


Lessons from Tragedy: Fire Safety Video

Ask the Expert (Learning Spaces)

Can Classroom Design Impact Learning?

By Lisa Schmidt

Fire Safety Tips

Hot Tips (Flooring)

Flooring for Safety

By Kendall Speer Ellis

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