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Fighting Constraints with Creativity and Quality Service with U. Missouri’s Nikki Krawitz

Nikki Krawitz has spent a career in education dedicated to refining the teaching and learning process.

This week on CBO Speaks, Nikki joins us to share her journey from educator to finance leader at University of Missouri. From her work with presidents and board members, she offers insight into the importance of adaptability and delivering quality service in the face of sometimes fierce constraints.

On My Desk Right Now

ACE Fellows presentation: An Overview of the Financial Environment and An Introduction to Higher Education Financial Management.

What I do when I'm not at Work

I walk for miles with friends on the Columbia MO version of "rails to trails," garden, cook, read, ride my bike, travel and do strength training.

My Media Mix

The New Yorker, Economist, NY Times, House of Cards, Homeland, Crossing the Line.

If I weren't a CBO, I'd be

I never planned to be a CBO. I started out working with children with learning and language problems and ended up a CBO.

Favorite Quote

"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein


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