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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Another Day Older, Another Day Better Locked

Institutions Are Infusing New Life Into Mid-Century Campus Buildings
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
While they might be historical gems, are mid-century campus buildings still structurally sound? Is their location and architecture meaningful to the institution? What about energy efficient and fiscally responsible? College and university leaders must make the call: to fix or not to fix.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Intersection

Where Do Human Needs and Space Allocation Cross?
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
As designs for an institution and its spaces are considered, decision makers should seek a balance between offering areas for quiet work that requires intense concentration and for social engagement and the sharing of ideas.
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An Analysis of New Student Orientation Programs at U.S. Four-Year Colleges Locked

How Can Administrators Enhance the First and Major Milestone of a Student's Academic Journey?
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Effective orientation programs offer students experiences that reinforce their sense of belonging to the institution and positively affect retention and graduation rates.
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An Analysis of Instructional Expenditures in U.S. Public Higher Education

From 2004 Through 2015
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Results indicate that, when adjusted for inflation, instructional expenditures at U.S. public institutions increased from 2004–2015; however, evidence suggests that the rise was more modest and less consistent than may be known.
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Planning, Utopia, and Heritage in the Design of Campuses Locked

The University of Virginia as a Paradigm
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
The fusion between utopia and planning has influenced both the interior of university enclosures and the outside.
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A Co-Curricular Community Service-Learning Program Locked

The Impact on Teacher Candidates and Indigenous Populations
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Real-life experience through community service-learning assisted teacher candidates in developing specific skills, knowledge, and the cultural competency to meet the needs of diverse students in elementary and secondary classrooms.
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Eight Schools Locked

Campus and Culture
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
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Too Much and Not Enough Locked

This state university, through transparency and inclusive, two-way communication, kept student needs at the forefront when planning for right-sized spaces.
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
When resources are constrained and enrollment is tightening, it takes thoughtful and strategic involvement of all stakeholders to develop and execute a comprehensive facilities plan.
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How Alamo Colleges Expanded its Facilities Maintenance Budget Locked

A Data-Driven Approach to Asset Management Provided the Strategy
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Reporting metrics did not become a substitute for stakeholder-based decisions. The state of facilities was consistently communicated to building superintendents, the board of trustees, students, faculty, staff, and college presidents.
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Developing a Benchmarking Survey for Academic Members of an International Academy Locked

How to Create and Refine Tools and Collect Data for Measuring Performance
From Volume 47 Number 2 | January–March 2019
Toward sharing metrics between institutions and their academic programs, we discuss ways to identify critical components to be measured, navigate process challenges, and transfer knowledge.
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