Facilities Management--HIGHER EDUCATION

Title Abstract Publication Date
Comparative Costs and Staffing Report for College and University Facilities, 1995-96. [3.5 inch Computer Disks]. Presents comparative data on facility management costs and staffing based on responses from 213 U.S. postsecondary educational facilities during 1995-96. Lists information from both private and... 12/31/1997
Comparative Costs and Staffing Report for Educational Facilities, 1997-1998. Presents comparative data on facility management costs and staffing based on responses from 193 U.S. postsecondary educational facilities and K-12 institutions during 1997-98. Lists data from both... 12/31/1999
Comparative Costs and Staffing Report for Educational Facilities, 1999-2000. This report presents U.S. comparative data, collected during the last quarter of 2000 from 248 educational institutions, on facility operating costs, including general information and profiles about... 12/31/2000
Confronting Budget Cuts: Making Your Budget Work for You. Describes the University of Michigan Plant Building Services' approach to coping with budget cuts, which avoided layoffs by using financial analysis to uncover inefficiencies in service delivery... 10/31/2004
Contract Operations and Environmental Stewardship. Describes services typically outsourced to contract operations because environmental laws and stewardship are involved. A brief history of contract operations is followed by descriptions of benefits... 03/31/2007
Contracting for Facilities Services. Critical Issues in Facilities Management. No. 9. This book has been designed to provide practical information to managers on how to work with outside contractors in the higher education facilities area, and provides real world advice on the... 12/31/1993
Converge and Conquer. Discusses the current state of automated facilities control, citing a variety of software and hardware applications and illustrated with examples of strategies from five higher education institutions. 06/30/2008
Convergence: Yea or Nay? Discusses merging of campus physical and IT security, citing examples of hardware and software applications from higher education institutions that have merged these functions, as well as from those... 06/30/2008
Creating a Learning Organization Environment for the Facilities Professional. Examines educational facility management within the context of a learning organization to help facilities meet twenty-first century challenges and the advance of technology. A learning organization... 02/29/2000
Creative Campus Purchasing Pros Fight the Recession...and Win. Discusses higher education purchasing strategies for a tight economy, including energy management, consortium buying, delaying of capital projects, reductions in residential and food services, online... 08/31/2009
Creativity Marks the 2009 Effective and Innovative Practices Award Winners. Profiles five higher education facilities programs that won the Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers' award for 2008. The awards recognize new and revamped programs and processes... 08/31/2009
Deferred Capital Renewal as a Spoiler for Campus Programs. Discusses the difficulties for facilities managers that deferred capital renewal presents. Methods of quantifying its effect, the risks it presents, its role as a spoiler in facilities management... 12/31/2009
Deferred Maintenance Strategies You Must Try. Discusses how some college administrators have found over-the- counter cures for deferred maintenance problems resulting from budgeting shortfalls. Catch-up approaches discussed include those... 06/30/2000
Defining Quality in Your Cleaning Operation. Discusses a step-by-step process for building a cleaning services mission statement that can help guarantee the service performance meets an organization's expectations and needs. The importance... 06/30/1999
Designing for Stewardship: Aligning Project Decisions with the Total Cost of Ownership. Advocates a stewardship approach for building project managers, where consideration of the total cost of ownership that the building will have on the institution. This accountability should include... 10/31/2006
Does PDC Belong in Facilities Management? Explores whether planning, design, and construction of buildings should be part of facilities management, with its traditional operations and maintenance functions, or separated from it. 06/30/2012
Doing More with Less: Using Real Estate Assets to Fulfill the Institution's Mission. Describes a business approach to management of a higher education institution's real estate holdings, with quantified goals for return that accommodate sale, leasing, and joint ventures. 03/31/2005
Educational Facilities and the Impact of Technology, Expectations, and Competition Including the Top Ten Critical Facilities Issues. Identifies and discusses ten critical facilities issues, as determined by a panel of higher education and industry leaders. These are: improving communications, sustainability, balancing and... 12/31/2006
Effective and Innovative Practices Award Winners: Creativity and Practicality. Profiles five higher education facilities programs that won the Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers' award for 2008. The awards recognize new and revamped programs and processes... 08/31/2008
Effective and Innovative Practices for Stronger Facilities Management. Describes the five winners of the APPA's Effective & Innovative Practices Award. These facilities management programs and processes were recognized for enhancing service delivery, lowering... 10/31/2002
EPA Arrives on Campus A push was begun in 1999 by regional offices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to bring schools up to date on environmental regulations and compliance. The effort highlights the... 06/30/2000
Facilities Core Data Survey. Presents the results of a survey collecting facilities data from educational facility managers. The report includes an operating costs report, which covers basic statistics on daily facilities... 12/31/2005
Facilities Directors Speak Out. Presents the opinions of four higher education facilities directors regarding the role of facilities in competing for students, security, preparing future leaders, customer service, outsourcing,... 03/31/2007
Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration This four-book publication on managing the physical plant of campuses has 67 chapters covering general administration and management, maintenance and operation of buildings and grounds, energy and... 12/31/1996
FacilitiesNet Salary Survey The Salary Survey is designed to provide facility professionals with convenient, up-to-date benchmarks for salary information according to location by state, job title, facility size in square...

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