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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.

Resources for new business officers: Learn to navigate the unique culture of higher education.

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

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

2021 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers: Review the demographic characteristics, job duties, and career transitions of CBOs.

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Elizabeth LaRocca

Senior Director, Leadership Development

202.861.2588


News

NACUBO Embarks on New Student Success Initiatives With Ascendium Education Group Grant

October 1, 2021

The nearly $3 million grant will allow NACUBO to continue to engage with colleges and universities that are implementing programs to remove barriers to student success.


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  • August 11, 2021

    2021-22 NACUBO Board of Directors' Term Begins

    We are pleased to welcome the 2021-2022 NACUBO Board of Directors, chaired by Susan Scroggins, senior vice president for finance and treasurer, Valparaiso University.

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  • August 9, 2021

    NACUBO Releases the 2021 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers

    The latest edition in a series of studies about chief business officers (CBOs) at U.S. higher education institutions is now available. The study, sponsored by TIAA, collected information on CBOs’ demographic characteristics, salary levels, job satisfaction, future career plans, and on-campus activities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Press Release

  • August 09, 2021

    National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers Released

    Survey shows the CBO role is diversifying, with room for continued improvement

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  • July 27, 2021

    2021 NACUBO Awards Honor Excellence in Higher Education

    Six business officers and one university received the prestigious recognition

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Research

  • October 13, 2021

    NACUBO Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report

    The annual Student Financial Services (SFS) Benchmarking Report examines trends in student financial services operations, staffing, and SFS operating budgets at NACUBO member colleges and universities.

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Upcoming Programs

  • October 20, 2021

    2021 Global Operations Forum

    October 20-21 | Online | See Schedule for Full Details

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  • March 25, 2021

    Leveraging Endowment Spending With CASE Guidelines

    October 22, 2021 | 2–2:30 pm ET

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