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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


News

Analytics Is a Skill, Not a Tool

November 7, 2019

Technology without action will miss the mission-critical insights analytics can provide, NACUBO's director of analytics writes.


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  • November 1, 2019

    2019 NACUBO Study of Analytics Released

    To further our efforts to help campuses better leverage analytics, NACUBO recently conducted a survey to ask members about the extent to which analytics is being used to inform decisions and the barriers that have limited its use. The resulting study includes insights from 334 member institutions.

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  • October 18, 2019

    NACUBO Responds to Congressional Inquiry into Diversity in Endowment Management

    NACUBO President and CEO Susan Whealler Johnston has responded to a letter from six members of Congress concerning diversity among the leadership of firms managing college and university endowments.

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Press Release

  • August 23, 2019

    Associations Release 6 Steps To Harness Analytics and Save Higher Education

    AIR, EDUCAUSE, and NACUBO collaborate on new statement for college and university leaders

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  • 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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Research

  • October 16, 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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Upcoming Events

  • November 20, 2019

    Why Blockchain Could be a Game Changer in Improving Higher Ed Financial Management

    November 20, 2019 | 1-2pm ET

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  • December 04, 2019

    Using Data on Markets and Money to Make Collaborative Academic Program Decisions and Long-Term Program Plans

    December 4, 2019 | 1:00-2:15pm ET

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