April 2018 College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management April 2018


Campus Housing

Housing Survey

Campus Housing: Evolving to Meet Student Needs

By Shannon O'Connor

CP&M recently surveyed college and university housing administrators to find out what issues concern them in their daily operations. Here is what they told us.

healthy indoor air quality

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Improving IAQ in Your Foodservice Environments

By Ellen Kollie

Foodservice facilities have specific needs. Here are some things to think about when it comes to one of those needs: healthy indoor air quality.

emergency communications

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)


By Michael Fickes

Maintaining emergency communication systems inside and outside of buildings across campus is a matter of putting safety first.

restroom design trends

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

New Design Strategies for a Reputable Restroom

By Kris Alderson

How today's restroom design trends improve cleanliness and operational efficiency while attracting students.


Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Benchmarking: A Checklist

By Bruce A. Meyer

We need to improve our performance, but where do we start?

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Transitions 101

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

Ingredients of a successful presidential transition.

energy facility

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

District Energy on Display

By Jane Weinzapfel

Harvard University is working toward its climate action goals.

Legally Speaking (Insight On The Issues)

Next Up in Title IX Compliance

By Peter F. Lake

Protecting employees from sexual harassment and violence by students.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Healthy Minds

By Shannon O'Connor


Riverside Community College District

Facility Focus (Auditorium/Performing Arts)

Riverside Community College District (RCCD): RCCD Coil School of the Arts

Wofford College

Facility Focus (Auditorium/Performing Arts)

Wofford College: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts


campus security

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Raising the Bar on Campus Security

furniture for dining hall

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Furniture That Balances Form and Function


Hot Tips (Pest Management)

How to Rid Your Campus of Rodents

By Emma Skalka

Ask the Expert (Mass Communication)

What can we learn about campus communication from K–12 districts?

By Jaime Mendez