November/December College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management November/December 2018


community space

Design for Community Spaces

By Scott Berman

Today's community colleges are interested in placemaking, in creating campuses where students learn, linger, and interact. With an eye to design, here are three examples of community colleges stepping up their interior spaces to improve the student experience.


Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

The Value of Benchmarking

By Nate Boyd, Robert Knoedler

Leveraging a strategic impact plan for energy training and education.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Master Plan Implementation

By Bruce A. Meyer

An update on how the planning has come into being on the BGSU campus.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Smart Buying

By Michael Fickes

Purchasing through cooperatives can help a college or university remain fully stocked with supplies while saving money for both the institution and its students.


Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Higher Ed

By Matt Peterson