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.


passive house

Passive House Grows on Campus

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Survey Says...

quiet spaces

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Shhh. How to Design Campus Quiet Spaces

Students need space and time for quiet study, reflection, mediation, and stillness. Here’s a look at what goes into the design of quiet spaces in order to make them both welcoming and effective.

Ask the Expert (Office Automation)

Why should we use a document management system?

Colorado State University

Facility Focus (Makerspaces)

Colorado State University: The Nancy Richardson Design Center

partnering FM

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Partnering for Project Implementation

How to find success in university facility and program management partnerships.

Hot Tips (Cleaning Equipment)

Selecting the Right Vacuum



snow

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Before the Snow Falls

Autumn is the ideal time to prepare structures for winter from roof to foundation. Undertaking routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

modular building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Easy Come, Easy Go Campus Buildings

Modular buildings on college and university campuses rise up here, move over there and, when necessary, just disappear.

custodial

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Educating Custodial Workers

Clean facilities are healthy and high-performing facilities. Ensuring that custodial workers are properly trained on equipment, supplies, and methods leads to more effective and successful workers and healthier facilities.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Pollinator-Friendly Solar

Denison University has turned a solar installation into a bee and butterfly habitat.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Light Gets In

Boston Univeristy School of Medicine

Facility Focus (Libraries / Learning Commons)

Boston University School of Medicine: Alumni Medical Library

Trends

View From the Industry

Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments.

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