April 3, 2017
2016 NACUBO Student Financial Services Policies and Procedures Report Released2016 NACUBO Student Financial Services Policies and Procedures Report Released
The latest installment of this periodic survey–free to NACUBO members–includes details on billing and payments, financial responsibility agreements, financial literacy training, and more.

GASB Releases Omnibus Statement

In an effort to clarify known issues, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board issued Statement No. 85, "Omnibus 2017" on March 20. It includes a clarification on blending component units–which should be helpful for public institutions.

White House Eyes Pell Surplus Funds

Budget requests target funds that higher education advocates say should finance year-round Pell Grants.

ED Releases Financial Responsibility Scores for FY15

The Department of Education has released the composite scores calculated under the agency’s financial responsibility standard for fiscal year 2014-15. NACUBO continues to have concerns about the methodology.

FASB Continues to Clarify Grant Revenue Recognition

Ten months after the Financial Accounting Standards Board added not-for-profit grant and contract revenue recognition to its agenda, board discussions are refining what makes a contribution conditional. Independent higher education institutions and not-for-profit foundations affiliated with public institutions will be affected.

What Did I Miss in Washington? March 20-April 3, 2017

For business officers who need to be in the know, read on for a rundown of political developments NACUBO is following.

A Guide to Federal Tax Issues for Colleges and Universities

IRS compliance is increasingly complex and expensive for colleges and universities. This web-based guide includes helpful resources for navigating the many areas of tax management and administration, with regularly updated narratives, a monthly e-newsletter, and an interactive tool on completing the Form 990. A single subscription for your campus is accessible to multiple employees.


What’s Happening in Student Financial Services?

Recorded on Thursday, April 13, 2017 1:00PM ET

Released today, the 2016 NACUBO Student Financial Services Policies and Procedures report highlights a wide range of financial service topics at institutions. Join this webcast to hear a review of findings from this study, which supplements data from the 2016 Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report

Please note that this session was presented at the 2017 Student Financial Services Conference. Attendees of the conference will have complimentary access to this webcast.

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.

2017 Higher Education Accounting Forum

May 7-9, 2017
Austin, TX

From FASB and GASB updates to sessions on leadership, communication, and best practices, this popular annual workshop is one you don’t want to miss. The full schedule of sessions is now online—take a look and secure your spot! Early registration rates end April 9.


 

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