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Comprehensive and up-to-date accounting guidance and preferred practice for colleges and universities. FARM is searchable, web-based, and free for NACUBO members.

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News

GASB Proposal Addresses Defined Contribution Plans and Component Unit Criteria

March 20, 2020

A GASB exposure draft indicates that defined contribution benefit plans would not be included in fiduciary fund statements because the costs would not be worth the benefits. Comments are due April 10.


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  • March 6, 2020

    GASB Proposal Addresses Disclosure Concepts

    A recently proposed Concepts Statement would establish guidance for disclosure requirements in notes to the financial statements. Comments are due April 17.

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  • February 21, 2020

    FASB Proposal Addresses In-Kind Gifts

    In an effort to increase transparency about contributed non-financial assets, FASB’s exposure draft would require distinct financial statement presentation and enhanced disclosures.

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Research

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    Historic Endowment Study Data

    Historical endowment market values and investment returns, net of fees, for endowment study participants from 1990 to 2018

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    Public NTSE Tables

    Public NTSE tables provide an overview of investment returns, asset allocations, spending rates, and endowment market values at college and university endowments and affiliated foundations that participate in the annual series of NACUBO endowment studies.

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