November 17, 2014
Tuition Increases Slow, While Student Loan Borrowing Declines, College Board ReportsTuition Increases Slow, While Student Loan Borrowing Declines, College Board Reports
Listed tuition and fee prices for full-time, full-year undergraduate study at public four-year colleges and universities increased by less than 3 percent between 2013-14 and 2014-15, the lowest rate of increase in tuition and fees charges at public schools in nearly 40 years, according to the College Board’s Trends in College Pricing 2014 report. A companion study, Trends in Student Aid 2014, found that annual federal student loan borrowing by undergraduates declined by 9 percent between 2012-13 and 2013-14.

IRS Response to NACUBO on 1098-T Penalties Offers No Relief

The Internal Revenue Service will not issue blanket waivers for incorrect 1098-T filings for tax year 2012, according to a letter from the IRS in response to NACUBO’s request for relief.

IRS Publishes Final Rules on Overpayments of Arbitrage Rebate on Tax-Exempt Bonds

The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidelines related to the process for recovering overpayments of arbitrage rebates on tax-exempt bonds and other tax-advantaged bonds.

Wanted: Your Financial Statements

It's that time of year again! Please send a PDF file or website link of your annual, audited financial statements to NACUBO so your information can be shared among NACUBO's member institutions. This popular members-only tool is available exclusively on NACUBO's website. Send your financial statements to HEAccounting@nacubo.org.


Expanding Financial Leadership Series: Facilities, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Following the successful launch of the web series Expanding Financial Leadership: Facilities, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, NACUBO is releasing the second video in the series.

Food Recovery Network: How Campuses Can Fight Waste and Feed People features Autumn Rauchwerk, director of expansion at the Food Recovery Network, who explains how the national nonprofit organization recovers perishable food that would otherwise go to waste. Learn about the process, liability protection, tools, and resources needed to support your surrounding community and replicate these efforts on your campus.

Each 30-minute video will inform participants how to expand their knowledge base to create a conceptual facilities framework that can impact their campuses for years to come.

The first video, Definitions and Strategies for Sustainability, was released in October, and the final video in the series, Strengthening University Environmental Leadership, will be released next month. 

How to Build, Develop, and Support a Compliance Program at Your Institution

Recorded on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:00PM ET

Join Janice Abraham, president and CEO of United Educators, and Leanne Shank, general counsel at Washington and Lee University for an instructive webcast on supporting a comprehensive compliance program at your institution and the importance of accountability at the operational level to enact sound compliance practices. Shank will offer insight into Washington and Lee University's compliance matrix and share how it enables the staff to keep up with numerous regulations and reporting requirements.


 

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