September 23, 2013
Final SEC Rule on Municipal Advisors
The Security Exchange Commission issues final rule on registration for municipal advisors. Board members and college and university employees are exempted.

ACE and NACUBO Report on the Use of Copyrighted Music

The American Council on Education and NACUBO have prepared a report, Use of Copyrighted Music on College and University Campuses, to help campus officials understand the rules regarding music copyrights and how those rules could impact higher education institutions. 

ED to Go Forward with Changes to Campus Security Regulations

The Department of Education seeks nominations for a negotiated rulemaking committee that will draft changes to campus security regulations necessitated by last spring’s passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

New Issue of HR Horizons Released

The new HR Horizons features the University of Missouri System and how it educated employees about retirement plan design changes and the benefits of participation. Also in this issue: articles on fixing a flawed HR enterprise; understanding the Affordable Care Act and what it means for higher education employers; a review of two books on leadership; and a list of resources for the chief business officer related to health care, employee retirement, and succession planning. 

NACUBO Responds to Money Market Reform Proposal

On September 16, NACUBO submitted comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission on proposed rules that would reform the way money market funds operate. NACUBO's letter echoes the concerns of state and local governments and others, repeats concerns expressed in 2009, and urges the SEC to reject the transition from a stable $1.00 net asset value (NAV) to a floating NAV for municipal money market mutual funds.

Calling All Private Institutions

Please participate in the 2013 Tuition Discounting Study. On September 18, prime representatives received the link to upload data and participate in the study.

First-time Enrollment at U.S. Graduate Schools Rises 1.8 Percent

The number of new students entering post-baccalaureate programs at U.S. graduate schools rose 1.8 percent between fall 2011 and 2012, according to the 2013 Graduate Enrollment and Degrees report issued by the Council of Schools. Despite this gain, the total number of students in graduate programs fell 2.3 percent during the same time period.

Call for Annual Meeting Proposals

Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase solutions, initiate discussions and share effective strategies to manage the many challenges facing campus administrators at NACUBO’s 2014 Annual Meeting by submitting a proposal to present. Visit the Annual Meeting website for more information. The call for submissions deadline is October 15.

Learn about North Carolina State University's formalized enterprise risk management process—from design to implementation—in the latest online publication in the Perspectives series.

October Distance Learning

Budgeting: Join us on Thursday, October 10, for a webcast discussing the innovations and trends emerging in contemporary RCM models.

Finance: On Wednesday, October 23, hear a case study about aligning financial structures and complex fiduciary duties with industry best practices to better steward an institution’s resources while simultaneously driving cultural change.



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