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College Building Projects: Behind Schedule and Over Budget

Inflation has come down from last year’s soaring heights, but colleges are still feeling the effects of supply chain issues and labor shortages that keep construction costs high.

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Reconfiguring Campus in the Remote Work Era

With fewer employees on site, many colleges are seeking to repurpose disused campus spaces. In some cases that means shedding leases that can save millions of dollars.

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A Growing Corps of ‘Capital Campuses’

Satellite campuses are proliferating and expanding in Washington, D.C. Not only do they enhance the student experience, but they also give institutions access to policy makers and grant-writing organizations.

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The Rare Debt-Free College

Monmouth University has spent millions of dollars on campus investments while borrowing next to nothing. Philanthropic support helps, but a clear balance sheet remains a top strategic priority. 

Tornado Damages Oklahoma Baptist Campus

Facilities at Oklahoma Baptist University, including two historic buildings, experienced significant damage last week when a tornado ripped through campus...

Thinking Inside the Box

Fisk University’s enrollment is growing faster than its student housing can accommodate. The solution: modular, cost-effective residential units built from shipping containers.

Can ‘Dirty Money’ Pollute Climate Scholarship?

Stanford’s new Doerr School of Sustainability is under fire for accepting money from fossil fuel companies, igniting a debate about the influence of the industry on climate research.