October 3, 2016
NACUBO Members Discuss College Cost Drivers on Capitol HillNACUBO Members Discuss College Cost Drivers on Capitol Hill
Last week, 25 NACUBO members visited with policymakers in Washington to respond to public perceptions about college affordability, the prices students pay, and the costs incurred by colleges and universities.

National Cohort Default Rate Hits 5-Year Low

Data released from the Department of Education show the three-year cohort default rate for federal student loans decreased to 11.3 percent in FY13 from 11.8 percent in FY12.

Data Collection Begins October 11 for 2016 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study

All four-year private nonprofit colleges and universities that are members of NACUBO are eligible to participate in the Tuition Discounting Study (TDS). Contact nacubo.research@nacubo.org by Friday, October 7 to be included in the survey.

ED Reminds Institutions to Submit, Post Banking Contracts Online

The Department of Education last week published guidance reminding schools with Tier 1 or Tier 2 arrangements under the cash management regulations to post to their websites contracts or agreements with banks or third-party servicers that provide students with Title IV credit balance refunds. Schools with these arrangements must also submit the contract to ED for inclusion in an online database.

Congress Funds Federal Government Through December 9

A stopgap spending bill is in place keeping the federal government operating until lawmakers reconvene after Election Day. Federal FY17 began October 1 but most federal agencies will temporarily operate at FY16 levels.

2016 Intermediate Accounting and Reporting - Fall

October 24-25, 2016
Dallas, TX

This workshop is the ideal introduction for professionals just starting out in higher education accounting, as well as those looking to brush up on their technical accounting knowledge. Join us for reviews of endowment accounting, donor restrictions, split-interest agreements, FASB and GASB standards, and much more. 

Managing Escalating Construction Costs in Higher Education

Recorded on Thursday, October 27, 2016 1:00 PM ET

Tune in to this webcast as a panel of campus and industry experts in facilities management, macroeconomics, architecture, and construction discuss strategies to address the rising costs of on-campus construction projects.

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.


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