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Leadership programs: Cultivate your skills as the role of the chief business officer expands. 

CBO Speaks podcast series: Hear from experienced CBOs about their roles and career paths.

Economic Models Project: Begin the journey toward a more secure financial foundation.

CAO-CBO Collaborations: Learn more about this annual two-day meeting for higher education CAOs and CBOs to build effective partnerships and meet economic challenges.

CBO-CAO Collaboration Opportunity Cycle: Explore the model, which results in a truly collaborative relationship producing action to propel the institution forward.

Business Officer Leadership in Transition series: Examine the when, why, and how of mentoring, succession planning, and retirement.

Leading in Tough Times Workbook Case Studies for Higher Education Leaders: Learn from financial, cultural, and ethical issues that have occurred on many campuses.

Finding the Right Prescription for Higher Education's Ills: Can Health Care Provide Answers?
: Explore how to initiate change at the campus level via lessons from the health care industry.

The Strategic Attitude: Integrating Strategic Planning Into Daily University Worklife: Gain tips on integrating planning and decision making.

Research

2016 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers: Review the demographic characteristics, job duties, and career transitions of CBOs.

Contact

Elizabeth LaRocca

Senior Director, Leadership Development

202.861.2588

elarocca@nacubo.org


News

2017 NACUBO Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report Released

September 11, 2017

This annual report provides data on several measures of student financial services operations, including student accounts and loan receivables, student payments, credit balance refunds, third-party payments, staffing, and expenditures for student financial services.


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  • March 29, 2019

    Avoid a Fumble: Map and Manage Your "Operation Varsity Blues" Strategy

    Business officers are critical members of institutional risk-management operations. As such, we urge you to consider this special advisory prepared by Arent Fox, legal counsel to NACUBO.

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  • August 31, 2018

    2018-19 NACUBO Board of Directors’ Term Begins

    We are pleased to welcome the 2018-19 Board of Directors, chaired by Lynne Schaefer, vice president of administration and finance at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Press Release

  • May 16, 2019

    NACUBO Selects 14 Higher Education Business Officers for Exclusive 2019-20 Fellows Program

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  • May 09, 2019

    Private Colleges Now Use Nearly Half of Tuition Revenue For Financial Aid

    The average institutional grant for freshmen has increased 91 percent over the decade, a new NACUBO report finds.

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  • March 14, 2019

    NACUBO Statement in Response to Senator Wyden’s College Admissions Scandal-Related Proposal

    Legislation that would diminish the ability of all colleges to provide quality higher education would be a severely misguided step in the wrong direction.

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  • July 30, 2018

    NACUBO Names New President and CEO

    Susan Whealler Johnston, Ph.D., is NACUBO’s first female CEO

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Research

  • May 08, 2019

    NACUBO Benchmarking Tool

    The NACUBO Benchmarking Tool allows member institutions to compare their endowment, tuition discounting, and student financial services survey results against self-selected peer group averages.

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  • August 05, 2009

    Cost of College Study

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Upcoming Events

  • June 28, 2019

    2019 System Business Officers Roundtable

    Roundtable for business officers serving at a system office or on a campus within a public system.

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  • July 14, 2019

    NACUBO Live! 2019 Annual Meeting

    Join us at our annual meeting from wherever you are!

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