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 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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This post is the fourth in a 5-part series that addresses deferred maintenance on higher education campuses and how facilities managers can categorize projects and buildings to help reduce maintenance backlogs.    When it comes…

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This post is the third in a 5-part series that addresses deferred maintenance on higher education campuses and the evolving role facilities management plays in the future of colleges and universities in North America. Higher…

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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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In a recent article for College Planning & Management, David Kadamus and I provided five keys to effective space management on college and university campuses. The keys are: Improve space utilization Increase the scale of…

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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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