This post is a based on research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by Sightlines and the Sustainability Institute, the new report will be…

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It’s not uncommon for the facilities manager to be one of the longest-serving employees on campus. One by-product of a manger’s years of service is a wealth of institutional knowledge. Another result of the relative…

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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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This post is the second in a 5-part series that addresses deferred maintenance on higher education campuses and the evolving role facilities managers play in the future of facilities in North America. The state of…

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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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It is well documented that reducing deferred maintenance is a major goal for finance and facilities leaders at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. Unfortunately, leaders too often have a difficult time getting…

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University Business recently published an article that shared highlights from Sightlines’ Vice President Jim Kadamus’ keynote presentation at Insights Summit ’15.  His presentation was informed by our 2015 State of Facilities in Higher Education report,…

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Sightlines’ President and CEO Mark Schiff recently commented that, in today’s higher ed environment, new policy directions are essential to mitigating deferred maintenance.  The article published in the August issue of University Business features both…

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When we read Forbes recently released list of America’s Top Colleges 2015, we were filled with pride. We are proud to work with 9 of top 10 institutions and 20 of the top 25. In…

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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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