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2018 Integrating Analytics Forum

November 29-30 | Phoenix


Colleges and universities are embracing analytics and using data, technology, and specialized knowledge to answer questions, reveal institutional needs, predict outcomes, or improve financial performance. NACUBO's Integrating Analytics Forum provides content to help business officers tackle their data and integrate the use of analytics to inform decisions that meet institutional goals. Topics such as program margins, activity based costing, data governance, student success, tools and technology, data visualization, benchmarking, resource allocation, financial aid decisions, and more are addressed. Case studies and campus expert panels provide institutional relevance.
Questions regarding this program, please contact Ashley Makarsky or call 202.861.2554

Analytics Leadership Workshop Organizational Effectiveness

What you will learn

NACUBO’s professional development programs are designed to deliver the skills, concepts, and best practices for success to individuals in the business of higher education. The following course information is provided to help you determine the best learning experience to meet your needs.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of data visualization concepts and principles
  • Identify how to integrate the use of analytics to improve resource allocation decisions
  • Recognize analysis techniques that turn data into information

Who should attend

  • Accountants
  • Budget Managers
  • Controllers
  • Decision Support Professionals
  • Finance Administrators
  • Institutional Researchers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Planning Managers



No prerequisites and/or advance preparation required.

Interested in Sponsoring? 

Email LaTosha McNeal or call 202.861.2852 for sponsorship information. 

CPE Information


Participants will be awarded and estimated 14.5 CPE credits for this group live event. CPE credits can be earned in the following categories: Management Services, Regulatory Ethics. Learning Level for this program is Intermediate.

NACUBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


The registration fee covers the attendance for one person and includes session admittance, breakfasts, lunch, refreshment breaks, and reception as specified by the program schedule, and access to program materials.

Advance registration for members and non-members ends on 11/6/2018.

Member Early


Non-Member Early Ended November 7, 2018


Member Regular Ended December 1, 2018


Non-Member Regular Ended December 1, 2018


Hotel & Travel Information

Rooms Rate

Single: $199.00

Double: $199.00

Phone Reservation: 602.333.0000

Rates guaranteed until: 10/31/2018 (subject to availability)

Plan your escape to the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel and experience the city like never before. You'll feel at home the moment you walk into our newly reimagined lobby, with its stylish spaces and unique artwork. Well-designed, perfectly appointed rooms and suites offer the perfect blend of sophistication and comfort, and include ergonomic work desks, mini-refrigerators and premium bath products. Enjoy delicious dining at one of our vibrant hotel restaurants, or pick up your favorite coffee beverage at the on-site Starbucks. Additional amenities for your downtown Phoenix visit include a fully equipped fitness center and a heated rooftop pool. If you're hosting an event in the city, we offer 50,000 square feet of flexible, indoor/outdoor space, comprehensive planning services and excellent catering. Our convenient location places you near the Phoenix Convention Center, Chase Field, Talking Stick Resort Arena and much more. We look forward to welcoming you to the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

Please use this link to book your hotel. 
2018 Integrating Analytics Forum


Day 1

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Day 2

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Campus Tour - Arizona State University

Wednesday, November 28th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

If you arrive in Phoenix on Wednesday for the Integrating Analytics Forum, join us for a tour of Arizona State University. ASU is approximately 20 minutes from the conference hotel and is one of the most innovative institutions in higher education:

  • #1 in innovation from Best Colleges in U.S. News & World Report, 2016, 2017 and 2018 
  • Top 1 percent of the world’s most prestigious universities in 2018 from Times Higher Education 
  • #4 online undergraduate degree program in U.S. News & World Report, 2018
  • #5 for the best qualified graduates by the Wall Street Journal
  • Top 1 percent of best colleges for veterans by College Factual
  • #7 Gold rating in overall top performers in doctoral institutions in the Sustainability Campus Index from AASHE

The bus will leave the hotel promptly at 2:45 pm (local, Phoenix time) and depart from the campus back to the hotel at 6:00 pm. The Tempe campus has more than 52,000 students; yet it is compact and efficiently laid out for ease of walking. Walking is required.
More specifics are yet to come on content, but the tour’s general objective is to highlight innovative and efficient design. This is also a great opportunity to network with other attendees of the forum.
Plan your travel and reserve your seat soon for this exciting tour. To sign up, contact Sally Grans Korsh, NACUBO’s director of facilities management and environmental policy, at or 202.861.2571 with your name, arrival information, and cell phone number.
Note: To assure adequate seating, if you sign up for this tour and do not attend, you will be charged a $25 “no show” fee. The tour is dependent on getting adequate numbers. 
Again, walking is required



Meet The Presenters

  • Maria Anguiano, , Arizona State University
  • Jacalyn Askin, , NACUBO
  • Ronald Askin, , Arizona State University
  • John Barnshaw, , Ad Astra
  • James Blackburn, , Georgia State University
  • James Byars, , University of Georgia
  • John Calahan, , Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Susan Cooper, , Emory University
  • Raza Dawood, , University of Colorado Boulder
  • Tiffany Ennis-Henry, , Emory University
  • Ernest Ezeugo, , New America
  • Jonathan Gagliardi, , CUNY Herbert H. Lehman College
  • Jeffrey Goldberg, , University of Arizona
  • Sally Grans Korsh, senior advisor, facilities management and environmental policy, NACUBO
  • Jessica Greene, , Boston College
  • Mark Hampton, , Brooklyn Law School
  • Leanne Hill, , Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Resche Hines, , Stetson University
  • Noble Jones, , University of Georgia
  • Bradley Kendrex, , Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Kevin King, , The Ohio State University
  • Nichole Knutson, , University of South Carolina Columbia
  • Ross Koenig, , Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Christopher Kopach, , University of Arizona
  • Bernadette La Mazza, , Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Juliana Lancaster, , Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Amir Mohammadi, , Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • John Pierce, , University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Brett Powell, , Henderson State University
  • Chris Puckett, , Indiana University
  • Gary Rhoades, , University of Arizona
  • Megan Schneider, senior director, government affairs, NACUBO
  • Gregg Scoresby, , CampusLogic
  • Jason Simon, , University of North Texas
  • Jamie Smith, , Emory University
  • David Tanner, , Carl Vinson Institute of Government
  • James Trzcinski, , The Ohio State University
  • Stephen Vassallo, , University of Colorado Boulder
  • Scott Verzyl, , University of South Carolina Columbia
  • Scott Verzyl, ,
  • Lindsay Wayt, director, analytics, NACUBO
  • Mary Wheeler, Consultant,
  • Belva White, , Emory University
  • Theresa Wong, , Chandler-Gilbert Community College