You’ve probably heard that there’s power in writing down your goals. Universities across the country have lofty ones—top-tier nationwide recognition, visionary staff, strong campus identity and high enrollment growth for starters. Writing down aspirations and…

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Facility professionals are rarely in the spotlight. They make things happen behind the scenes to ensure their stakeholders are operating in a safe, healthy and productive environment. How often does a member of the facilities…

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Founded in 1890, Washington State University (WSU) is a comprehensive public research institution with six campuses, four research and extension centers and extension offices in each of the state’s 39 counties. The university enrolls nearly…

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Small higher education institutions looking for ways to maximize dollars spent in an arena plagued with competitive challenges tend to overlook strategies that can help them reduce their operational spending. Too often facilities are seen…

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To remain viable, small colleges and universities are having to make particularly tough choices about how best to utilize their existing resources. For many colleges, a close examination of how institutional space is used can…

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This post is based on research from “State of Sustainability in Higher Education 2017: Trends in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation,” a report from Sightlines and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) available for download…

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This post is based on research from “State of Sustainability in Higher Education 2017: Trends in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation,” a report from Sightlines and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) available for download…

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Knowing how to use your data to convey value, and secure the support your department deserves, is the final step in putting your data to work for strategic facility planning and improvements. To get the…

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When using data to make fair comparisons you must first have the data confirmed for accuracy, the next step is to put metrics in place that give your data context. But while analysis of your…

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Data has become a foundational part of nearly all areas of higher education management. Performance indicators are used to help improve student outcomes, and data-based benchmarking has become critical as institutions seek to differentiate themselves…

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