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NACUBO offers relevant and timely programming, publications, and other resources specific to business officers and staff at comprehensive and doctoral institutions. Those are four-year public and independent member institutions with enrollments above 4,000 (Carnegie class: Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral).


Business Officer Articles

Flex-Space Strategy Has Many Benefits
Metrics Boost Retention and Bottom Line
Investing in On-Campus Employee Development
Education Model Calls for Interconnectivity


NACUBO Podcasts: CBO Speaks

Listen to interviews with seasoned chief business officers:

Episode 57: Michael Hager, Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations,University of Northern Iowa
Episode 51: Harold Hewitt, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Chapman University
Episode 43: Tokumbo Shobowale, Chief Operating Officer, The New School
Episode 39: Nicole Trufant, Vice President, Finance and Administration, University of New England

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Tuition Discounting Rates Hit a New Record High

May 15, 2017

The estimated average institutional discount rate for first-time, full-time freshmen reached a new high of 49.1 percent in 2016-17, according to the 2016 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study. Rising tuition discount rates have led to anemic growth in net tuition revenue.

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  • June 11, 2021

    In Comments, NACUBO Disagrees with GASB’s Compensated Absence Proposal

    Proposed liabilities for nonvested sick leave do not meet the definition of a liability, NACUBO recently wrote to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

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  • May 07, 2021

    AICPA Addresses Federal COVID Relief Programs and SEFA Reporting

    The AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center released revised guidance for SEFA reporting in light of federal rule changes for certain pandemic relief aid, such as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.

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