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. 40, No. 2, January-March

A DIY Campus Preservation Plan: Lessons Learned at the University of Mary Washington
A for-credit academic class of graduate students gets involved with UMW's campus heritage and works to integrate it with the overall campus master planning process.The University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, Virginia, was founded in 1908....
A DIY Campus Preservation Plan: Lessons Learned at the University of Mary Washington: A For-Credit Academic Class of Graduate Students Gets Involved with UMW's Campus Heritage and Works to Integrate It with the Overall Campus Master Planning Process
The University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, Virginia, was founded in 1908. This article describes the process that led to the UMW preservation plan. Unlike most preservation plans, the UMW plan was developed in-house with limited funds....
Building an Institution Worthy of Its History: The Evergreen Strategic Plan at Widener University
Faculty and staff began to see accreditation (and accountability) as something truly meaningful"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."- Andy Warhol (1975, p. 111)From its founding as a Quaker school...
Building an Institution Worthy of Its History: The Evergreen Strategic Plan at Widener University: Faculty and Staff Began to See Accreditation (and Accountability) as Something Truly Meaningful
"They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself" --Andy Warhol (1975, p. 111) From its founding as a Quaker school for boys to its evolution into a military school and, ultimately, into the thriving coeducational...
Digital Assessment: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Surveys
Digital assessment helps to identify points of strength and challenge within non-curricular areas.BackgroundThe role of accountability is becoming increasingly complex. Regional, state, programmatic, and national accreditors, as well as our own constituents,...
Digital Assessment: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Surveys: Digital Assessment Helps to Identify Points of Strength and Challenge within Non-Curricular Areas
Background The role of accountability is becoming increasingly complex. Regional, state, programmatic, and national accreditors, as well as our own constituents, demand to know why a problem exists, what the underlying causes are, and how we are...
Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement
Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement by Carl J. Stein W.W. Norton & Company 2010 296 pages ISBN 978-0-393-732832 [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In a world of diminishing resources and ever-expanding...
Greening the American Campus: Lessons from Campus Projects
Useful green infrastructure frameworks are shared from case studies at U Washington-Tacoma, U Washington-Seattle, Wellesley, and SUNY's College of Environmental Science and Forestry.Campus landscapes can serve as living laboratories for reducing carbon...
Greening the American Campus: Lessons from Campus Projects: Useful Green Infrastructure Frameworks Are Shared from Case Studies at U Washington-Tacoma, U Washington-Seattle, Wellesley, and SUNY's College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Campus landscapes can serve as living laboratories for reducing carbon footprints, conserving water and aquatic resources, supporting biodiversity, and building active, equitable social communities. Moreover, as learning landscapes, such campuses actively...
Saving Energy in Historic Buildings: Balancing Efficiency and Value
Energy modeling and life-cycle costing can help identify simple steps to make a historic building more energy efficient addressing both preservation and sustainability concerns.This article originally appeared in vol. 41, no. 1, of the APT Bulletin,...
Saving Energy in Historic Buildings: Balancing Efficiency and Value: Energy Modeling and Life-Cycle Costing Can Help Identify Simple Steps to Make a Historic Building More Energy Efficient, Addressing Both Preservation and Sustainability Concerns
By now the slogan of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that "the greenest building is the one already built" is widely known. In an era of increased environmental awareness and rising fuel prices, however, the question is how can historic...
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