Planning for Higher Education

Planning for Higher Education is a magazine published quarterly (Sept., Dec., March and June) by the Society for College and Planning. Articles focus on higher education.

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 3, April-June

A Half-Century of Change on College Hill: Institutional Growth, Historic Preservation, and the College Hill Study
One of the epicenters of the historic preservation movement in the United States, the east side of Providence is also home to Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design. Preservation leaders and institutional leaders--sometimes adversaries,...
A Rubric for Campus Heritage Planning
The idea is to make architectural preservation a part of the living progress of the institution.rubric: Crü-brik) 5. an established custom or rule of procedureContextThis article is inspired by recent observations, events, and publications, as well as...
A Rubric for Campus Heritage Planning: The Idea Is to Make Architectural Preservation a Part of the Living Progress of the Institution
rubric: ('ru-brik) 5. an established custom or rule of procedure Context This article is inspired by recent observations, events, and publications, as well as by a general and rising concern for and appreciation of the culture of American historical...
A Tale of Three Campuses: Planning and Design in Response to Cultural Heritage at Mills College, the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University
Perhaps the most enduring contribution we can make is to know intimately what makes our campus special.How do forward-looking institutions with rich landscape and architectural heritages integrate contemporary programming and design? This article explores...
A Tale of Three Campuses: Planning and Design in Response to Cultural Heritage at Mills College, the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University: Perhaps the Most Enduring Contribution We Can Make Is to Know Intimately What Makes Our Campus Special
How do forward-looking institutions with rich landscape and architectural heritages integrate contemporary programming and design? This article explores the evolution of the Mills College campus and compares it with two larger western universities:...
Beyond an Initial Campus Heritage Survey: Creating an Infrastructure for Renewal
How can an institution define its cultural heritage and its academic mission as intrinsically linked?BackgroundOver the next decade, many colleges and universities will be faced with an unprecedented increase in the management and maintenance demands...
Beyond an Initial Campus Heritage Survey: Creating an Infrastructure for Renewal: How Can an Institution Define Its Cultural Heritage and Its Academic Mission as Intrinsically Linked?
Background Over the next decade, many colleges and universities will be faced with an unprecedented increase in the management and maintenance demands of an aging facilities inventory, including a large number of historic structures and landscapes....
Campus Heritage in the 21st Century: Notable Precedents and Inspiring Antecedents
A responsible regard for campus heritage is part of higher educations history, and is becoming more intentionally woven into campus development.As physical evidence of institutional aspiration and achievement, ambition and accomplishment, campus heritage...
Campus Heritage in the 21st Century: Notable Precedents and Inspiring Antecedents: A Responsible Regard for Campus Heritage Is Part of Higher Education's History, and Is Becoming More Intentionally Woven into Campus Development
As physical evidence of institutional aspiration and achievement, ambition and accomplishment, campus heritage (broadly defined) has emerged as a major component in comprehensive campus planning and in devising a site-specific sense of place. Physical...
Campus Heritage Planning: Understanding the Economics and Managing the Financing
A great institution has to value looking good - campus heritage is both a spiritual and a monetary issue.For many it's a dollars and cents issue; for others, it's a heritage or spiritual issue. In reality campus heritage is both a spiritual and a monetary/economic...
Campus Heritage Planning: Understanding the Economics and Managing the Financing: A Great Institution Has to Value Looking Good-Campus Heritage Is Both a Spiritual and a Monetary Issue
For many it's a dollars and cents issue; for others, it's a heritage or spiritual issue. In reality campus heritage is both a spiritual and a monetary/economic issue. Some say that heritage should reflect institutional values, tradition, academic stature,...
Caring for America's Colleges and Universities: Stewardship Lessons from the Getty Foundation Campus Heritage Initiative
Chief among the lessons learned - Consideration of the effects of campus development on campus heritage need to be integrated within the planning process.IntroductionI remember the first full day I spent on a college campus. I was not quite 18, complete...
Caring for America's Colleges and Universities: Stewardship Lessons from the Getty Foundation Campus Heritage Initiative: Chief among the Lessons Learned-Consideration of the Effects of Campus Development on Campus Heritage Need to Be Integrated within the Planning Process
Introduction I remember the first full day I spent on a college campus. I was not quite 18, complete with a high school diploma and an eagerness and excitement that I had never previously experienced. I recall especially that first night: the...
Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice
Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice 2nd ed. by Norman Tyler, Ted J. Ligibel, and Ilene R. Tyler W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2009 375 pages ISBN 978-0-393-73273-3 [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]...
Historic Preservation Vocabulary, Designations, and Resources
Where to go to be sure that you are being precise with campus heritage preservation language.Preservation Vocabulary and Historic DesignationsPreservationists use a common language that had its beginnings in the National Historic Preservation Act of...
Historic Preservation Vocabulary, Designations, and Resources: Where to Go to Be Sure That You Are Being Precise with Campus Heritage Preservation Language
Preservation Vocabulary and Historic Designations Preservationists use a common language that had its beginnings in the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. This act created the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic...
In Perfect (Imperfect) Harmony: Keene State College and Keene, New Hampshire Rebalance Community Relations through Historic Preservation
Town and gown accommodate each others' interests, including heritage preservation, in the planning of a new alumni center at Keene State.HarmonyAt the conclusion of the 2007-08 academic year, the City of Keene and Keene State College (KSC) began to celebrate...
In Perfect (Imperfect) Harmony: Keene State College and Keene, New Hampshire Rebalance Community Relations through Historic Preservation: Town and Gown Accommodate Each Others' Interests, Including Heritage Preservation, in the Planning of a New Alumni Center at Keene State
Harmony At the conclusion of the 2007-08 academic year, the City of Keene and Keene State College (KSC) began to celebrate the college's 100th anniversary. Keene is the 23,000-person hub of a 70,000-person county in southwestern New Hampshire. KSC...
Learn about and Visit Historic College and University Campuses Using the National Park Service Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary Series
The National Park Service has woven historic campuses into many of its 50 heritage itineraries.At the time of this writing, more than 1,000 historic college and university campuses or historic properties used by colleges in the United States are included...
Learn about and Visit Historic College and University Campuses Using the National Park Service Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary Series: The National Park Service Has Woven Historic Campuses into Many of Its 50 Heritage Itineraries
At the time of this writing, more than 1,000 historic college and university campuses or historic properties used by colleges in the United States are included in the National Register of Historic Places. (1) Listing in the National Register recognizes...
Modern Architecture and the U.S. Campus Heritage Movement
Improvements in attitudes are noticeable, but Modernist campus heritage is still threatened.IntroductionThe history of an educational institution is maintained both in its traditions - the customs and practices of the school - and in its physical dimension...
Modern Architecture and the U.S. Campus Heritage Movement: Improvements in Attitudes Are Noticeable, but Modernist Campus Heritage Is Still Threatened
Introduction The history of an educational institution is maintained both in its traditions--the customs and practices of the school-- and in its physical dimension--the buildings, landscapes, and other cultural resources that define its "campus"...
Reinventing Brantford: A University Comes Downtown
Reinventing Brantford: A University Comes Downtown by Leo Groarke Natural Heritage Books 2009 284 pages ISBN 978-1-55488-459-9 [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The book's foreword by William Humber of Seneca College in Toronto, "leader of Seneca...
Revealing Campus Nature: The Lessons of the Native Landscape for Campus Heritage Planning
Campus landscapes should be restorative, giving back to the environment more than they consume.As American settlement spread to the Midwest, college and university campuses came to symbolize some of the greatest achievements of public policy and private...
Revealing Campus Nature: The Lessons of the Native Landscape for Campus Heritage Planning: Campus Landscapes Should Be Restorative, Giving Back to the Environment More Than They Consume
As American settlement spread to the Midwest, college and university campuses came to symbolize some of the greatest achievements of public policy and private philanthropy. However, the expansion westward often ignored the cultural precedents of Native...
Sustainability and Preservation in an Age of Campus Innovation
Historically preserved facilities exhibit a commitment to sustainability that is not always apparent in newer "green" facilities.Online course delivery has now surpassed on-site learning as the primary way for Americans to receive a college education....
Sustainability and Preservation in an Age of Campus Innovation: Historically Preserved Facilities Exhibit a Commitment to Sustainability That Is Not Always Apparent in Newer "Green' Facilities
Online course delivery has now surpassed on-site learning as the primary way for Americans to receive a college education. The fastest growing American colleges are now actively using online teaching and learning. The high cost of maintaining college...
The CIC Historic Campus Architecture Project
How the CIC recorded the historical and cultural significance of the architecture of independent liberal arts colleges and universities.America's private colleges and universities include most of the oldest institutions of higher education in the country,...
The CIC Historic Campus Architecture Project: How the CIC Recorded the Historical and Cultural Significance of the Architecture of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities
America's private colleges and universities include most of the oldest institutions of higher education in the country, and their evolving physical campuses tell us much about American education. In recent years, the study of campus history, preservation,...
The Danger of History Slipping Away: The Heritage Campus and HBCUs
HBCU presidents must learn to use preservation planning as a tool to leverage new resources.Each year since 1988, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has identified 11 of America's most endangered historic treasures. The list includes individual...
The Danger of History Slipping Away: The Heritage Campus and HBCUs: HBCU Presidents Must Learn to Use Preservation Planning as a Tool to Leverage New Resources
Each year since 1988, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has identified 11 of America's most endangered historic treasures. The list includes individual buildings, landscapes, and whole communities, both urban and rural. The trust explains...
The Full and True Value of Campus Heritage
Campus heritage offers the most complete course in achieving sustainability in the timeframe we have.Over the past decade, the use of green building rating systems to evaluate design and construction programs has moved from the bleeding edge to the mainstream,...
The Full and True Value of Campus Heritage: Campus Heritage Offers the Most Complete Course in Achieving Sustainability in the Time Frame We Have
Over the past decade, the use of green building rating systems to evaluate design and construction programs has moved from the bleeding edge to the mainstream, particularly on college and university campuses. More than 600 institutions have formally...
The Historian's and the Preservationist's Dilemma: The Challenge of the Recent Past in Campus Heritage Efforts
Deciding what to preserve is never easy, and even more difficult with campus heritage resources from the recent past.Preservation narrowly construed cannot improvise or adapt to the implacable pressures of change. Seen as part of the process of change,...
The Historian's and the Preservationist's Dilemma: The Challenge of the Recent Past in Campus Heritage Efforts: Deciding What to Preserve Is Never Easy, and Even More Difficult with Campus Heritage Resources from the Recent Past
Preservation narrowly construed cannot improvise or adapt to the implacable pressures of change. Seen as part of the process of change, however, preservation takes its place among other fruitful ways of treasuring a heritage. Without a past that is...
Themes and Highlights from the Campus Heritage Initiative Reports
You will recognize many of the shared themes and common issues reported by the campuses which received planning grants.IntroductionThe Getty Foundation's six-year Campus Heritage Initiative, which awarded preservation planning grant funds to 86 U.S....
Themes and Highlights from the Campus Heritage Initiative Reports: You Will Recognize Many of the Shared Themes and Common Issues Reported by the Campuses Which Received Planning Grants
Introduction The Getty Foundation's six-year Campus Heritage Initiative, which awarded preservation planning grant funds to 86 U.S. colleges and universities, ended in 2007 As the early grantees completed their projects, the foundation wisely noted...
The Puzzles and Promise of Campus Landscape Preservation: Integrating Sustainability, Historic Landscapes, and Institutional Change
Several of the campus heritage plans funded by the Getty Foundation served as laboratories for cultural landscape preservation.Several of the campus heritage plans funded by the Getty Foundation served as laboratories for applying the relatively new...
The Puzzles and Promise of Campus Landscape Preservation: Integrating Sustainability, Historic Landscapes, and Institutional Change: Several of the Campus Heritage Plans Funded by the Getty Foundation Served as Laboratories for Cultural Landscape Preservation
Several of the campus heritage plans funded by the Getty Foundation served as laboratories for applying the relatively new field of cultural landscape preservation to campus planning. (1) With a strong landscape component, the heritage plans of The...
The Stewardship of Campus Heritage
The nuts and bolts of campus heritage stewardship - It's not so simple to preserve the past.IntroductionEven as technology and globalization are changing the way we live and view the world, colleges and universities have become increasingly interested...
The Stewardship of Campus Heritage: The Nuts and Bolts of Campus Heritage Stewardship-Its Not So Simple to Preserve the Past
Introduction Even as technology and globalization are changing the way we live and view the world, colleges and universities have become increasingly interested in preserving historic campus buildings and sites. Heritage has become more important...
University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection
University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection by Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, and Isabelle Taylor Routledge 2011 263 pages ISBN: 978-0-415-57110-4 [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "The student has no need for luxury Plain...
User Experience and Heritage Preservation
A team driven by user benchmarks may provide a quite valid preservation effort at a much lower cost.By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless...
User Experience and Heritage Preservation: A Team Driven by User Benchmarks May Provide a Quite Valid Preservation Effort at a Much Lower Cost
By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece. --G. K. Chesterton (1928, p. 2) Introduction: The...
What Will We Remember, What Will We Treasure?
Together, let us continue the stewardship of our campuses.What do you remember about your college campus? For me, it's the duck pond, a graceful pool outside the dining hall where we fed the ducks each evening after dinner - the duck pond surrounded...
What Will We Remember, What Will We Treasure? Together, Let Us Continue the Stewardship of Our Campuses
What do you remember about your college campus? For me, it's the duck pond, a graceful pool outside the dining hall where we fed the ducks each evening after dinner--the duck pond surrounded by green slopes with classic Georgian buildings atop each...
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