CP&M Article Archive

College Planning & Management's vast database of articles is a valuable tool for anyone who plans, designs, equips, maintains or operates colleges and universities nationwide. Popular topics include facilities, safety & security, technology, business, finance, recruit & retain and the campus scene. Articles are displayed in chronological order, beginning with the most recent.


Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Flexibility With AV

AV technology is changing how we deliver higher education.


Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Wildfires Go to College

It doesn't happen often, but every now and then a wildfire threatens lives and property at a college or university campus.

duke university

Facility Focus (Performing Arts)

Duke University: Rubenstein Arts Center

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Furry Friends

campus housing

Campus Housing: Back to Basics

As we do each year, College Planning & Management recently surveyed college and university housing administrators to learn about the state of their facilities, what challenges they are facing, what the trends are in new facilities, and what improvements they would like to see in their residential life programs and accommodations. Here are some results and observations from that survey.

point park university

Facility Focus (Performing Arts)

Point Park University: Pittsburgh Playhouse and Academic Complex


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Lighting for Humans

How the latest lighting technologies enhance student success, safety, and engagement.

Ask the Expert: Smart Campuses

What are some features of a 'smart campus?'


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

A Prescription for Healthy Roofs

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to roof maintenance.


Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Flooring for Learning Spaces

Choosing the right flooring for lecture halls and classrooms will have an impact on acoustics, aesthetics, maintenance, and more.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Study Abroad

Ask the Expert (Student Safety)

Can technology contribute to student safety and well-being?

university of illinois

Facility Focus (Historic Renovations)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Chemistry Annex

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Maintaining Enrollment Momentum

Celebrating success is not enough. Avoid complacency in the enrollment office.

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