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How Ratings Agencies Assess your Institution: An Objective Framework

Educate your internal and external constituencies about the impact of operational and strategic decisions on your organization's financial health.

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Overview

Business Model

As American colleges and universities, large and small, public and private, urban and rural, selective and open access, face increasing economic challenges, chief business officers and their teams need to understand all sources of revenue and get increasing visibility on institutional costs. This webcast will explore and discuss how ratings agencies rate colleges and universities and how bonds are priced depending on rating actions. Use this information to inform your internal and external constituencies about the impact of operational and strategic decisions on your organization's financial health.

Meet the Presenters

  • Bianca Gaytan-Burrell, director, Standard & Poor’s
  • Mary Peloquin-Dodd, associate vice chancellor for finance & administration and university treasurer, North Carolina State University
  • Lee White, executive vice president, George K. Baum & Company
  • Craig Woody, vice chancellor, business & financial affairs, University of Denver
  • Bob Shea, senior fellow, finance and campus management, NACUBO

Webcast Finance

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. After participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the methodology ratings agencies use to rate colleges and universities.
  • Describe the effect of the interest rate environment on bond pricing and how these rates vary for public versus private institutions.
  • Describe how these are rates dependent upon capital market conditions and risk on vs risk off environment.

Who Should Attend

  • Chief Business Officers
  • Chief Finance Officers

  • Vice Presidents of Finance
  • Controllers
  • Accountants

CPE Information

There are no CPEs offered for this event.

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 www.nasbaregistry.org.

Registration Rates

Registration assistance: 800.462.4916 or support@nacubo.org

Cancellation Policies

Member Standard Ends January 1, 2222

$189.00

Non-Member Standard Ends January 1, 2222

$219.00

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