Higher education facility managers are under pressure to reduce operating expenses.  This is part of a national trend for all non-academic departments to reduce overhead expenses in order to keep spending down and tuition stable. …

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“If all your friends were jumping off a bridge, would you do it?” The potential danger of giving in to peer pressure is a common warning from parents to their children. But, in the campus…

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“If all your friends were jumping off a bridge, would you do it?” The potential danger of giving in to peer pressure is a common warning from parents to their children. But, in the campus…

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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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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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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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