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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.

Challenge to Change: A Report on the NACUBO Baldrige Challenge 2010 Initiative


2022-23 NACUBO Board of Directors' Term Begins

August 1, 2022

We are pleased to welcome the 2022-2023 Board of Directors, chaired by Nicole Trufant, vice president and chief financial officer, Colby College.

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  • June 8, 2022

    17 Higher Education Business Leaders Named 2022 NACUBO Fellows

    "We are so pleased to welcome the 2022 NACUBO Fellows and look forward to playing a part in helping them and their institutions succeed," NACUBO President and CEO Susan Whealler Johnston said.

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  • October 1, 2021

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

    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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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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  • September 22, 2022

    67 Business Officers Selected for NACUBO Emerging Leaders Program

    The program will prepare promising mid-level managers for strategic leadership roles. See the full roster.

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  • November 10, 2022

    NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study

    The annual NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study (TDS) measures the institutional tuition discount rates and other indicators of institutional grant awards to first-time, full-time first year undergraduates and all undergraduates who attend private, nonprofit (independent) colleges and universities.

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Upcoming Programs

  • November 14, 2022

    Worker Classification

    December 8, 2022 | 2:30–3 pm ET | Online

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  • September 27, 2022

    Town Hall Meeting: Tuition Discounting for Publics (December 2022)

    December 14, 2022 | 3–4 pm ET | Online

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