December 14, 2016
Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Prevent Government ShutdownCongress Passes Continuing Resolution to Prevent Government Shutdown
Congress has passed another stop-gap budget measure to allow the federal government to operate into the new year, leaving final FY17 student aid and other budget decisions to be determined by the incoming administration.

Labor Department Appeals Overtime Ruling

The Department of Labor (DOL) has appealed the November 23 ruling blocking implementation of the overtime pay regulations that were scheduled to take effect December 1. The DOL rule would elevate the overtime salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476, and it would automatically increase every three years.

Annual ED Financial Aid Conference Presentations Available Online

Session topics including Clery Act compliance and third-party servicers are likely of particular interest to business officers. Presentation slides and audio are now available.

OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Systems Rule Released

Many provisions in the updated rule take effect in January 2017 and will give employers greater flexibility in protection system selections.

New ED Report Highlights Promising Practices for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

The report demonstrates inequalities in higher education for students of color and low-income students and shares tactics colleges and universities have implemented to advance diversity and inclusion.

Key Facilities Metrics Survey Deadline Extended

The deadline to complete the 2015-16 APPA/NACUBO Key Facilities Metrics Survey has been extended to Friday, December 30. The short survey on basic facilities data is available online (log-in required).

NACUBO Live! Results of the 2016 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments

Recorded on Thursday, February 2, 2017 9:15AM ET

While there's still time to register for the 2017 Endowment and Debt Management Forum in New York City, if you can't make it, join us online for a live broadcast of the results of the 2016 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments (NCSE) session. Attendees of the online broadcast can ask speakers questions, download presentations, earn a CPE credit, and participate in chats during the live stream. Register today!

NOTE: Complimentary pricing is available to participants of the 2016 study. Contact

2017 Unrelated Business Income Tax

February 22-24, 2017
Seattle, WA

Unrelated business income (UBI) is a critical but often misunderstood area of tax compliance. At this workshop, campus tax experts will share the fundamental concepts of UBI, as well as how to use tools to streamline your processes. Register before rates go up on January 25! 

Holiday Greetings

Happy holidays from all of us at NACUBO! We hope you have a wonderful break and a great start to the new year. The next edition of Current will land in your inbox Monday, January 9. Please check the website for any updates until then.


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