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 The National Association of College and University Business Officers recognizes that higher education institutions are under increasing pressure to find new efficiencies at their institutions and to demonstrate that they are being good stewards of public dollars. Colleges and universities are embracing analytics and using data, technology, and specialized knowledge to improve overall success.

Accelerating Analytics

NACUBO's resource series, Accelerating Analytics, provides members with briefs that offer awareness, knowledge, and guidance that can support data-informed decision-making practices at colleges and universities.                                                                                                   

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Analytics Research

Analytics can support institutional leaders as they make critical decisions. Click below to access recent findings on institutional uses of analytics and how business officers are addressing data challenges.                                    

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Analytics Networking Opportunities

Ask questions, share experiences, and network with colleagues. Click “Learn More” to discover how you can connect and learn—online and in-person—with other professionals in higher education.                                                                     

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Informing Decisions in Higher Education

Learn how analytics informs decisions in higher education via a framework designed by the Analytics Advisory Group.

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Articles, Case Studies, and Podcasts

Access articles, case studies, and podcasts related to higher education’s integration of analytics to achieve institutional strategic goals.               

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Collaborative Statement on Analytics

This statement is a collaborative effort between the Association for Institutional Research, EDUCAUSE, and NACUBO.                                                                                    

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NACUBO On Your Side: February 13–26, 2024

February 26, 2024

ED shares a FAFSA workaround for filers without a Social Security number, philanthropic giving to higher education topped $58 billion in FY23, and more.

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  • February 26, 2024

    IRS Reopens Comment Period for 1098-T Reporting Requirements Proposed in 2016

    In one of several efforts by the Biden administration to complete long-awaited regulatory projects related to serving students, the IRS is accepting comments on Form 1098-T institutional reporting requirements that were proposed almost eight years ago.

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  • February 16, 2024

    ED Announces Operational Flexibilities as FAFSA Rollout Continues

    To help colleges and universities focus on the work ahead, the Department of Education announced that it will provide some administrative relief within the verification, program review, and recertification processes.

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Press Release

  • November 21, 2022

    With $500,000 Grant, Higher Education Associations Will Help Colleges and Universities Accelerate Analytics Use

    Funding from the Gates Foundation will support student success efforts in a collaborative project from NACUBO, EDUCAUSE, and the Association for Institutional Research.

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  • August 23, 2019

    Associations Release 6 Steps To Harness Analytics and Save Higher Education

    AIR, EDUCAUSE, and NACUBO collaborate on new statement for college and university leaders

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  • February 15, 2024

    2023 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments

    This annual survey provides comprehensive analysis of investment returns, asset allocations, and governance policies and practices at higher education institution endowments and affiliated foundations, representing over $630 billion in endowment assets.

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  • February 15, 2024

    2023 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments Sponsors

    Thanks to the many corporate sponsors for their support of the annual endowment study.

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Upcoming Programs

  • December 05, 2023

    Well-Being in Higher Education: Raising Literacy and Advancing the Conversation

    February 26–March 1, 2024 | Online

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  • October 21, 2022

    2024 Endowment Leadership Series

    February 8–April 18, 2024 | Online

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