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Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Are you part of a search committee at your college or university? Do you know someone who is? Review our expert's Top 9 suggestions on what the best committee chairs do! Read more

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

Many higher education institutions have built new or renovated their libraries over the last several years - taking them from quiet traditional study areas to technologically-advanced collaboration facilities. See for yourself how cool "the library" can be.... Read more

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Whether you work directly for a higher education institution or youíre involved in the sector from an architecture, engineering, construction, or real estate perspective, itís highly likely youíre aware of the construction activity on U.S. college and university campuses. Read more

The Evolution of the University Planner

The Evolution of the University Planner

It's one thing to have someone who can assess building usage and mitigate expenditures; it's another to have someone who can plan, organize, and even redistribute space in a way that enhances your institution's learning experience and integrates its culture. Introducing the new university plan Read more

Growing Demand for Preventative Maintenance Professionals

Growing Demand for Preventative Maintenance Professionals

As preventative and predictive maintenance become recognized for their cost-saving benefits, professionals who understand these concepts and strategies are in high demand. Read more

Higher Education Paving Way To LEED Platinum Facilities

Higher Education Paving Way To LEED Platinum Facilities

LEED Platinum has been achieved by many recent projects by universities and colleges as green building and sustainability become central to initiatives. Read more

Facilities Management: Advanced Degrees & Certifications

Facilities Management: Advanced Degrees & Certifications

Advanced degrees and certifications in facilities management that are in demand by healthcare and higher education institutions. Read more

Capital Projects & Energy Professionals Add Value To Institutions

Capital Projects & Energy Professionals Add Value To Institutions

Securing capital projects and energy management professionals is a key recruitment initiative within hospitals, healthcare systems, universities and colleges. Read more

Institutions Seek FM Professionals With Diverse Competencies

Institutions Seek FM Professionals With Diverse Competencies

Healthcare and higher education institutions are seeing the benefits of hiring facilities professionals with diverse skill sets. Read more

Top 10 Critical Facilities Issues for Higher Education

Top 10 Critical Facilities Issues for Higher Education

APPA's top ten facilities challenges and opportunities facing universities and colleges. Read more