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Designs on the Future, by Gayle Bennett, published in Public Purpose, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Winter 2014
Dr. Persis Rickes, President of Rickes Associates, adds her thoughts on how colleges and universities need to rethink instructional space on campus over the next 10 years by focusing their efforts on the core business of teaching

A Century of Campus Planning Past, Present, and Future, published in Facilities Manager, July/August 2014
Facilities Manager Magazine speaks to Dr. Persis Rickes on the accessibility of today’s higher education to the general public. No longer limited to the just those that can afford it, Dr. Rickes sees it as the golden ticket to achieving the American

How Much Campus Do You Need, published in The Presidency, Summer 2013
A closer look by the American Council on Education to better understand how much campus is really needed for institutions to plan for the future turns to Dr. Persis Rickes of Rickes Associates who advises that campus master plan needs to be grounded by a strong strategic plan to

Forbes Profile – Boston Women in Business
As seen in Forbes Magazine on March 14, 2011, Rickes Associates Inc. is featured in the Boston Women in Business Section for “Helping Campuses Pave a Brighter Future.” The profile highlights the company’s success over the last 20 years and how founder Dr. Persis C. Rickes and Vice President Monica C. Meyerhoff, M.Ed. lead a world-class team of higher education experts.

To Monitor Office Behavior, Colleges Add Windows to Professors’ Doors
Can anyone else in your building see you now? This Chronicle of Higher Education article explores faculty offices and internal windows. Dr. Persis C. Rickes comments from numerous campus tours on how faculty members will go to great lengths to preserve privacy.

Make Way for Millennials! How Today’s Students are Shaping Higher Education Space
From generations in perspectives, through generational cycles, and on to the influence of Millennials on campus space. This Planning for Higher Education article, written by Dr. Persis C. Rickes, discuses the trends and perspectives of Millennial students.