December 2014 / Vol. 48, No. 5
The Story the Numbers Tell
To increase transparency and accessibility, the University of Colorado transformed its annual financial report from a lengthy paper document into an interactive, user-friendly website—and received a NACUBO 2014 Innovation Award for its efforts.
With activity-based costing, an institution focuses on how faculty and staff—higher education’s key resources—spend their days to support key indicators of student success. A pilot project funded 26 community colleges in implementing a simplified version of the process—and benchmarking their results.
On Balance: Mark Coldren
Associate vice president for human resources at Ithaca College, N.Y., Mark Coldren, discusses the value of a more intentional approach to developing leaders internally.
Bonus Online Content
Combining High-Tech Tools With Financial Aid
Technology is changing how the financial aid department at Pima Community College, Tucson, Ariz., conducts business.