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. 37, No. 2, January-March

A Guide to Planning for Change
A Guide to Planning for Change by Donald M. Norris and Nick L. Poulton Society for College and University Planning, 2008 132 pages ISBN: 0-9820229-0-5Reviewed by Sandra L. KortesojaOnce again, Donald M. Norris and Nick L. Poulton have created a compact...
Collegiate Recreational Sports: Pivotal Players in Student Success
The importance of a bona fide campus recreation sports/wellness program cannot be overstated.Recreational Sports Road TripAmazing. It's simply amazing.Trying to find the right college, the right "fit," for a college-bound high school senior is a complex...
Collegiate Recreational Sports: Pivotal Players in Student Success: The Importance of a Bona Fide Campus Recreation Sports/wellness Program Cannot Be Overstated
Recreational Sports Road Trip Amazing. It's simply amazing. Trying to find the right college, the right "fit," for a college-bound high school senior is a complex process. Now take it up a notch. It's not just any child who's going to college;...
Fusion Building: New Trend with Some Old Roots
Any building that serves multiple constituencies requires well-done, integrated planning.IntroductionThe most recent trend in higher education facility construction is the emergence of "fusion buildings," facilities that combine the traditionally separate...
Fusion Building: New Trend with Some Old Roots: Any Building That Serves Multiple Constituencies Requires Well-Done, Integrated Planning
Introduction The most recent trend in higher education facility construction is the emergence of "fusion buildings," facilities that combine the traditionally separate functions of student unions and recreation centers. Rather than representing...
How College Affects Students, Volume 2: A Third Decade of Research (2005)
How College Affects Students, Volume 2: A third decade of research (2005) by Ernest Pascarella and Patrick Terenzini Jossey-Bass, 2005 827 pages ISBN: 978-0787-910440Reviewed by Simone Himbeault TaylorIntroductionAlthough books are often reviewed at...
How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything in Business (and in Life)
How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything in Business (and in Life) by Dov Seidman John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007 338 pages ISBN: 978-0-471-75122-9Reviewed by John C. AdamsDov Seidman is founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of LRN, Inc.,...
Make Way for Millennials! How Today's Students Are Shaping Higher Education Space
From generations in perspectives, through generational cycles, and on to the influence of Millennials on campus space.The monikers are many: Generation Y, Echo Boomers, GenMe, the Net Generation, RenGen, and Generation Next. One name that appears to...
Make Way for Millennials! How Today's Students Are Shaping Higher Education Space: From Generations in Perspectives, through Generational Cycles, and on to the Influence of Millennials on Campus Space
The monikers are many: Generation Y, Echo Boomers, GenMe, the Net Generation, RenGen, and Generation Next. One name that appears to be gaining currency is "Millennials," perhaps as a way to better differentiate the current generation from its predecessor,...
Prevention through Connection: Creating a Campus Climate of Care
To whom does the Millennial student in psychological stress reach out?College students today are members of the Millennial Generation, characterized by feelings of specialness and described as sheltered, confident, team-oriented, achievement-focused,...
Prevention through Connection: Creating a Campus Climate of Care: To Whom Does the Millennial Student in Psychological Stress Reach Out?
College students today are members of the Millennial Generation, characterized by feelings of specialness and described as sheltered, confident, team-oriented, achievement-focused, pressured, and conventional (Howe and Strauss 2000). They have more...
Students in My Backyard: Housing at the Campus Edge and Other Emerging Trends in Residential Development
Where is the campus edge? Is it becoming more defined or disappearing?When it comes to building student housing, the stakes for universities and colleges have never been higher. From competing for prospective students and environmental bragging rights...
Students in My Backyard: Housing at the Campus Edge and Other Emerging Trends in Residential Development: Where Is the Campus Edge? Is It Becoming More Defined or Disappearing?
When it comes to building student housing, the stakes for universities and colleges have never been higher. From competing for prospective students and environmental bragging rights to contesting for space on the typical campus, institutions face a...
The Dynamics of Change: Millennial Students' Impact on Their Total Collegiate Experience
The previous issue of Planning for Higher Education is the first half, and this issue the second half, of a single themed issue on student life and its impact on the built campus environment.This is the second of two special issues of Planning for Higher...
The Dynamics of Change: Millennial Students' Impact on Their Total Collegiate Experience: The Previous Issue of Planning for Higher Education Is the First Half, and This Issue the Second Half, of a Single Themed Issue on Student Life and Its Impact on the Built Campus Environment
This is the second of two special issues of Planning for Higher Education. Together, the issues examine evolving millennial students and the changing learning and living experience in which they are immersed. In the first issue, October-December...
The Serious Matter of Informal Learning
From the development of learning spaces to a broader understanding of the entire campus as a learning space.Universities are places of learning. The ensemble of buildings and spaces we call the modern campus does not easily or naturally establish a sense...
The Serious Matter of Informal Learning: From the Development of Learning Spaces to a Broader Understanding of the Entire Campus as a Learning Space
Universities are places of learning. The ensemble of buildings and spaces we call the modern campus does not easily or naturally establish a sense of place, let alone a sense of an environment of learning or intellectual challenge. (Edwards 2000, p.vii)...
The Student Leadership Challenge
The Student Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008 178 pages ISBN: 978-0-470-17705-1Reviewed by Clayton McPhersonThe fundamental purpose of The Student Leadership Challenge is to assist students -...
Trends in Higher Education
DEMOGRAPHICS Observation The mental health of students attending college is increasingly becoming a cause for concern, in both the US and Canada (Canwest News Service, March 26, 2008, www.canada.com; American College Health Association-National...
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