Time to Regroup
It’s been a year of tough budget choices. While institution leaders evaluate costs and risks associated with every potential decision, staffing and benefits are a big part of the planning.
And the Beat Goes On
Swamped with a multitude of operational responses to the economic crisis, business officers also had to find time to work on new FASB and GASB accounting requirements. The result: a year that gave business officers no rest.
Facilities Funding Thaws
Frozen capital markets had a chilling effect on new construction in 2009. But, some resources are still flowing, with developer-financed housing projects, bundled mixed-use facilities, and other creative deals on the rise.
Financial Climate Change
Pending legislation would impose a number of new accounting and financial requirements on college and university clean-energy projects. Two new books from NACUBO provide guidance on leveraging sustainability activities, assessing their risk and cost, and understanding financing options available for such projects.
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