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CONTROLLING YOUR WASTE STREAM IS A GREAT WAY TO GO GREEN on campus. Recycling paper and plastic products is a common way to keep material out of the local landfill, but many institutions are seeing benefits as well from collecting food scraps for compost.

06/2009

June is the month for AV in higher education, as tradeshows such as EduComm and InfoComm?in Orlando this year?will provide administrators with the opportunity to try out the latest in vendor wares. Here is a sample of what they will find.

 
 

SINCE WORLD WAR I, FORT ORD IN SALINAS, CALIF., HAD BEEN AN ARMY training facility and artillery target range. Today, 15 years after the army left, the property’s main feature is a growing regional university—California State University, Monterey Bay.

 

HOW CAN A CIO CAPABLY MANAGE THE hardware and software needs of an institution whose current enrollment is 13,000 distributed among its main campus, 17 regional education centers in seven states, 30 teaching locations, and a worldwide Center for Online Learning?

 

A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO I WROTE A COLUMN FOR UNIVERSITY BUSINESS that introduced the idea of brand as experience. I opened that column with an unsettling statistic from Bain and Company: “80 percent of organizations believe they deliver a superior customer experience, but only 8 percent of their customers agree.”

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