September 2019 College Planning & Management

College Planning & Management September 2019


quiet spaces

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Shhh. How to Design Campus Quiet Spaces

By Ellen Kollie

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.


Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Educating Custodial Workers

By Robert Kravitz

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.

partnering FM

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Partnering for Project Implementation

By Elle Carne, Marcus Huff

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

passive house

Passive House Grows on Campus

Wheaton College in Massachusetts has opened the largest Passive House residence Hall in New England.

By Kate Starr, Richard Lucht

modular building

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Easy Come, Easy Go Campus Buildings

By Michael Fickes

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


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Before the Snow Falls

By Teddy Williams

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.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Survey Says...

By Shannon O'Connor

Solar Installation at Denison Univerity

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Pollinator-Friendly Solar

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


Colorado State University

Facility Focus (Makerspaces)

Colorado State University: The Nancy Richardson Design Center

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Facility Focus (Makerspaces)

Wentworth Institute of Technology: Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Sciences


rubber flooring

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Winter Meets Its Match

gas generator

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Delivering Around-the-Clock Power


Ask the Expert (Office Automation)

Why should we use a document management system?

By Jesse Wood

Hot Tips (Cleaning Equipment)

Selecting the Right Vacuum

By Dave Chen