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Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Conference room
by Nicole E. Zeller
Are you part of a search committee at your college or university? Do you know someone who is? Review our expertís Top 9 suggestions on what the best committee chairs do! Read more

Helbling to Exhibit at APPA's Eastern Region (ERAPPA) Conference

Boston College
by Nicole E. Zeller
Attending ERAPPA 2019 next week? Helbling's Jim Lord and Tom Dunn will be joining sessions and manning our booth 609. Stop by to say hello and get acquainted (and pick up our interview guide for facilities hiring managers in higher education)! Read more

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

by Sami Barry
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

The Latest in Student Housing - Universities with the largest programs and the developers who are supporting them

College dorm
by Sami Barry
Student enrollment and retention are obviously the focus of all universities and colleges. It used to be that institutions addressed these concepts by simply providing strong academic programs. Then, along came the whole concept of a beautiful campus and facilities, especially student housing. Read more

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

Aerial view of Cornell University arts quad
by Sami Barry
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

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

Chronicle Releases Its 2017 Great Colleges to Work For

Florida International University
by Sami Barry
The Chronicle of Higher Education just released its 2017 ranking of great colleges to work for. Take a look at the top 10 large colleges and universities that were recognized for multiple aspects, including their facilities. Read more

Insight: State of Sustainability in Higher Education

University Sustainability
by Sami Barry
Sightlines + University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute release report on sustainability progress among higher education institutions. Read more

Top Schools for Graduates in Architecture

Architecture tools
by Sami Barry
Helbling architecture and construction search consultants highlight the top universities for architecture degrees. Read more

Notable Schools for Construction Management Degrees

Construction
by Sami Barry
Where to look for Millennials with solid college educations in Construction Management. Read more