January 8, 2018
HEA Reauthorization Bill Heading to House Floor in New YearHEA Reauthorization Bill Heading to House Floor in New Year
Less than two weeks after its chair unveiled a draft, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act on a party-line vote. Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has pledged to bring the PROSPER Act to the House floor in January.

GASB Seeks Comments on New Implementation Guide Q&A

In December, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board released several potential questions and answers for its Comprehensive Implementation Guide. A number will be of interest to public institutions. Comments are due February 16.

Q&A on IRS Form 1098-T Reporting Available

Responses to more than 60 questions submitted during a recent webcast have been added to the dedicated 1098-T webpage on the NACUBO website. The webcast, NACUBO Update on IRS Form 1098-T: The Form Everyone Loves to Hate, is available on demand

New NACUBO Study Demonstrates Link Between Tuition Discount Rates and Underrepresented Minority Student Enrollment

The study, part of NACUBO’s Perspectives series, finds that colleges and universities that increased their tuition discount rates the most saw above-average increases in proportions of undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds.

NCES Releases First Look FY16 Finance Data from IPEDS

New report from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics provides provisional data on fall enrollment, finance, human resources, and academic libraries for FY16.

Leadership Lessons from the Merger Front

Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:00 PM ET

Using the successful merger of two nonprofit colleges as an example, this webcast will provide guidance on applying best practices to the planning and execution phases of a merger. Hear from voices of experience on the importance of developing a financial plan and governance structure that align with the strategic and financial objectives of the merger. Register today!

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.

Implementing the New Financial Reporting Model (ASU 2016-14)

Recorded on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 1:00 PM ET

The new ASU, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities, will have a significant impact on how certain items are presented in your institution's financial statements. This session will provide a summary of the new standards and some ways to prepare for implementing these new requirements. Register today!

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.


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