April 4, 2016
GASB Lease Proposal Diverges from FASB's Recent GuidanceGASB Lease Proposal Diverges from FASB's Recent Guidance
GASB has issued an exposure draft proposing new accounting and reporting guidance for leases. If adopted, the proposed guidance would lead to another accounting and reporting difference between public and independent higher education institutions.

ED Highlights Best Practices in Access and Success

In its continued focus on helping low-income and first-generation students attend and complete college, the Obama administration has released a report profiling successful institutions and promising programs.

GASB Issues Guidance on Split-Interest Gifts

GASB’s newly released standard addressing irrevocable split-interest agreements will change current practice followed by public institutions.

Your Questions on the NACUBO Fellows Program, Answered

Calling all aspiring CBOs and their supporters! Applications are due soon for the NACUBO Fellows Program. If you have questions on the new professional development opportunity, please join us tomorrow, April 5, at 1 pm ET for a 60-minute teleconference. RSVP for dial-in instructions.

Guide to Effective Management Practices Updated

The Council on Governmental Relations has updated Managing Externally Funded Sponsored Programs:  A Guide to Effective Management Practices. The guide, now in its seventh edition, is intended to help institutions review their systems and internal controls for managing programs supported by grants and contracts.

Help Shape the Conversation at an Upcoming Forum

Your insights, best practices, and on-the-job wisdom are pivotal to the high-quality programming at NACUBO events. There's still time to submit a proposal to present at these forums:

Containing Cost and Risk with Renewables – The Power Purchase Agreement Story

Recorded on Thursday, April 14, 2016 1:00PM ET

Join us for this webcast to hear proven strategies for containing one of the largest non-payroll operation costs across campuses today—utilities. Register today!

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.

New Business Officers Program

If you are a chief business or financial officer and you've held your position for fewer than three years, you're encouraged to participate in the New Business Officers Program taking place right before the NACUBO 2016 Annual Meeting in Montréal. Earn an estimated 15 CPE credits and get the resources, information, and guidance you need to thrive in your new role.



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