September 2016 College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management September 2016


Sustainable College Community

A Community Approach to Sustainability

By Theresa Katalinas

Montgomery County Community College, with the help and participation of its surrounding community, has transformed a former energy generating station into a vibrant and green learning facility.

construction management

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Do You Deliver?

By Amy Milshtein

Delivering a finished building is a difficult, complicated process. From innovative financing to construction management partnerships, colleges and universities have tools to make project delivery a little easier.

access control security on college and university campuses

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Access Control Final Exam

By Michael Fickes

The challenge of access control security on college and university campuses is a daily concern for administrators.

Greenest building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Living Building

By Michael Medeiros

Hampshire College opens one of the greenest buildings in the world.

indoor air quality on campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Healthy Buildings and IAQ

By Mark Rowh

Facilities managers must often consider green options for dealing with common indoor hazards and contaminants, including mold, asbestos, lead, pests and more.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Helicopters

By Deborah P. Moore

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Pervious Concrete: A Mixed Blessing?

By Pieter van der Have

Do your homework before installing pervious pavement.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

A Solar Partnership

Williams College is developing a solar energy project with its surrounding community.

entrapment hazard example

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Entrapment Hazards

By Michael Dorn

Be aware of campus spaces that can be locked by attackers.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Emergency Egress Plans

By Mike Halligan

The safest routes out of your facilities can change. Keep your plans up to date.


Washington University: Hillman Hall

Facility Focus (LEED Platinum Facilities)

Washington University: Hillman Hall

Duke University: Nicholas School of the Environment

Facility Focus (LEED Platinum Facilities)

Duke University: Nicholas School of the Environment


Deb Stoko Refresh PureBac FOAM

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Better Hand Cleaner for a Happier Campus

Super Coach Pro vacuum

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Team Cleaning with Effective Tools


Ask the Expert (Access Control)

What should we know about temporary door locking devices?

By Lori Greene

Hot Tips (Wall Protection)

Create Visual Interest With Wall Protection

By David Bronovicki