On the Spot
When campus emergencies and startling events take senior leaders by surprise, the chief business officer is often tapped to make public comment about finances and much more. Learning effective media skills can make the limelight more of a comfort zone.
A NACUBO and AGB joint study, Looking Under the Hood, explores the basis for grant aid decisions, resulting in a tool that helps institutions compare their allocations with those of peers—and determine a better fit with funding for other strategic priorities.
Reducing complexity in the financial management infrastructure—from 22,000 funds to 160 funds—has proved a powerful ally in UC Berkeley’s campaign to optimize resources.
Soar in Seattle
The sky is the limit at the NACUBO 2014 Annual Meeting, July 19–22. In this boldly innova-tive Pacific Northwest city, you’ll find uplifting opportunities for professional development and networking.
A roundup of short news articles and useful resources for business officers
Spotlight on an institution in one of the constituent groups: small institutions, community colleges, comprehensive/doctoral institutions, or research universities
Coverage of legislation and regulatory activity that affects higher education
Profiles of individuals in roles that support the work of the chief business officer—and who represent the majority of the Business Officer reading audience