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National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2016
The "2016 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers" is a triennial report that tracks changes in the demographic characteristics, job duties, and plans for career transitions and retirements of business office chief executives at colleges and universities in 2010, 2013, and 2016. The 2016 study also provides a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Profiles, Demography, Occupational Information
Beasley, Mark S. – National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2013
Declining resources, new delivery models for education, questions regarding the value of research, issues surrounding athletics, physical security threats, and slowing demand for college graduates represent only a few of the risks on the horizon for colleges and universities. Higher education is transforming rapidly, creating both opportunities…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Higher Education, College Administration, Strategic Planning
Jessell, Kenneth A. – National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2013
"CFO Perspectives" is a series of white papers that examines at role of the CFO within different institutional or operational settings. Each white paper, available free from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and released periodically during 2012, NACUBO's 50th anniversary year, focuses on the…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Administrators, Educational Finance, College Administration
Eckel, Peter D.; Hignite, Karla – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ1), 2012
The symptoms being experienced by higher education are well known: rising costs, declining public confidence and support, new competitors, and questions about quality and value. Do prescriptions exist to address these symptoms, or are they precursors to something more serious for higher education? The health-care metaphor, while telling, is also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Health Services, Workshops
Ladd, Lawrence R. – National Association of College and University Business Officers, 2011
Released in conjunction with the "Sustaining an Ethical Culture on Campus" webcast, this essay in the "Perspectives" series examines the complexities of the role of the chief financial officer. This white paper focuses on how the financial leader of an institution must balance technical knowledge along with stellar…
Descriptors: School Business Officials, Ethics, Institutional Characteristics, Leadership Role
Dillon, Bobbie – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2011
In February 2009, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, with generous support from Aetna, Inc., brought together business officers from a wide range of academic institutions to identify practical solutions to the challenges facing their campuses. The specific objective of the group: to develop an understanding of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Campuses, Work Environment
Wheeler, Mary S. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2011
The National Association of College and University Business Officers' (NACUBO's) "Guide to Unitizing Investment Pools" addresses the principles and concepts for administering a consolidated investment pool. Unitization is the mechanism by which investment funds are pooled to maximize investment efficiencies and provide information for donors,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Endowment Funds, Donors
Hyatt, James A. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2010
Is your campus primed for the next big emergency? The National Campus Safety and Security Project (NCSSP), led by NACUBO, sought to help colleges and universities develop comprehensive emergency management plans that address the four phases of emergency management: prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. A major component of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Campuses, School Safety, Risk Management
Tromp, Sherrie A.; Ruben, Brent D. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2010
"Strategic Planning in Higher Education" unveils a comprehensive approach to planning that has proved successful at Rutgers University. The SPHE framework, developed by authors Tromp and Ruben, provides a blueprint for planning--a step-by-step approach that guides leaders on strategic thinking; helps them align organizational goals with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Systems Approach, Case Studies
Sanaghan, Patrick – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2009
This book outlines a simple, five-phase collaborative approach to strategic planning that has worked effectively on many campuses. Specifically, Collaborative Strategic Planning (CSP) refers to the disciplined and thoughtful process of meaningfully engaging relevant stakeholders in creating a shared future vision and goals for their institution.…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Cooperation, Futures (of Society), Stakeholders
Sherlock, Barbara J. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2009
Based on Penn State's popular "Innovation Insights" series, this book brings together in one handy reference nearly a decade of tried and true insights into continuous quality improvements in higher education. Their five-step model for integrating planning, assessment, and improvement moves plans off the shelf and into the weekly and daily…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Focus Groups, Organizational Culture, Goal Orientation
Townsley, Michael K. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2009
In this timely book, financial consultant and experienced college administrator Mike Townsley examines the financial and strategic resources that private colleges and universities must have in place to withstand the storm. Small college presidents, CFOs, planners, chief academic officers, and board members all have a hand on the tiller and will…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Small Colleges, Private Colleges, Educational Finance
Townsley, Michael K. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2008
All private colleges and universities make strategic capital investments and consider the use of debt to fund those investments. From the commonplace purchase of photocopiers to the construction of new academic buildings or dormitories, investment decisions that yield long-term financial benefits must follow on the heels of careful analysis. To…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Facilities Improvement, Construction (Process)
Ruben, Brent D.; Lewis, Laurie; Sandmeyer, Louise – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2008
On September 19, 2005, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Margaret Spellings announced the formation of a Commission on the Future of Higher Education. Over the next two years, the Commission's activities were comprehensively reported and widely debated in the media, and vigorous discussions of the Commission continue. The Commission's Report…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Public Agencies, Committees
Glezerman, David R.; DeSantis, Dennis – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2008
This handy desk reference will help readers and their institutions develop and maintain a professional environment that will maximize efficiencies and provide the necessary skills to properly manage operations and portfolios while ensuring that students receive fair and equitable service and opportunities. Written for business officers, financial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Accounting, Educational Finance, School Administration
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