May 2018 College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management May 2018


deferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

By Mark Rowh

How do you make inroads into a seemingly insurmountable deferred maintenance backlog?

electronic security

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Electronic Security on College Campuses

By Michael Fickes

College campuses need to secure lots of doors, today. Security departments are turning to electronic locks to secure those doors.

movable furniture

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Planning for Movable Furniture

By Todd Robinson

An outdoor furniture installation on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the result of a desire to increase the use of campus spaces...and a helping hand from a coalition intended to strengthen community.

spaces for learning

Spaces for Learning

By Scott Berman

The evolution of academic spaces on campus continues to transform interiors into areas that are interactive, tech-enabled, and adaptable to a variety of uses for collaborative engagement.


Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Facility Managers: Their Role in Fire Safety

By Mike Halligan

The people who know your buildings best have a role in protecting them.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What's Under Your Feet?

By Pieter van der Have

Don't overlook the importance of floor coverings in your campus facilities.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

The Healing Power of Landscape

By Joe Hibbard, Caroline Braga

The University of Texas at Austin balances health, community, and ecology.

Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

Data-Driven Facility Management

By John Petze

Operational data comprise a tangible resource for building managers.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

R.I.P. Liberal Arts?

By Shannon O'Connor


Texas A&M University

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Texas A&M University: Student Recreation Center Expansion and Renovation

Washington University

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Washington University: Francis Field House

San Bernardino Valley College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

San Bernardino Valley College: Kinesiology and Athletics Complex

Coe College

Facility Focus (Sports and Athletics)

Coe College: Athletic and Recreational Complex


Unilock Pavers

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Better Stormwater Management Made Easy

GEM car

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Going Green is Golden


Ask the Expert (Gunshot Detection)

How can we add gunshot detection to our facilities?

By Allan Overcast

Hot Tips (Occupant Safety)

Planning for Evacuation

By Mark Roberts