Just as we’re beginning the process of creating our annual State of Facilities in Higher Education report, we got word that our 2015 report was cited in an article by a nonprofit organization that covers…

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It’s no secret that many colleges are struggling financially right now, especially campuses with fewer than 3,000 students. Demographic shifts have reduced the number of high school graduates seeking admission, and many institutions have taken…

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In the continuous struggle to maintain facilities operating budgets and accurately convey current and future needs, finding the right data to tell your story is important. With an eye towards securing appropriate operations funding for…

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A recent article in NACUBO’s Business Officer, highlights some strategies being used on campuses across the country to address and reduce deferred maintenance. The article cites our 2015 State of Facilities report and offers great…

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In the early 1980s, experts were raising red flags about the looming capital challenges facing Higher Education. These warnings elevated concerns about structural and mechanical systems literally and metaphorically caving in, and drew attention to…

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According to a recent article by Inside Higher Ed, recent political speeches have knocked “increasingly common and luxurious college amenities like climbing walls and lazy rivers” on college and university campuses. The politicians have cited…

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What impact can facilities have upon college costs? At most institutions, facilities are the largest asset — often triple or quadruple the value of the endowment. It is not surprising, therefore, that having top-quality facilities…

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