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College and University Business Administration, 7th edition - Risk Management
Risk management is not just about insurance or financial loss. It is about managing the entire range of threats to the well-being of an institution. In its broadest sense, risk can be defined as any issue that could impact the ability of the institution to meet its objectives. This chapter is a resource for individuals with oversight of risk management.

Enterprise Risk Management Can Be a Strategic Opportunity (2013)
Author Mark S. Beasley focuses on the business officer's leadership role in strengthening the institution's risk management oversight process to take advantage of upcoming opportunities and minimize potential threats. Part of NACUBO's Perspectives series, this paper is free to members.

Business Officer Articles

Next-Level Compliance (January/February 2019) 

A case study on how to build an institutional compliance program that aims to reduce risk, empower employees and boost campus collaboration.  

Instant Support Group  (February 2018)

The ability to bounce back from a devastating and traumatic event takes mutual aid and—as important—the recognition that healing takes time.

Confronting Catastrophe (January 2018) 

Is your institution prepared for a major disaster? This article features an excerpt from NACUBO's College and University Business Administration publication with advice on business continuity planning during major emergencies. 

In Anticipation  (January 2018)

By incorporating enterprise risk management into strategic plans and campus culture, CBOs and senior leaders at two institutions are considering the unexpected—and crafting ways to minimize impact.

Campus Security

Resources regarding campus safety including the National Campus Safety and Security Project.

Campus Sexual Assault Prevention

Resources on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act of 2013, including implementing regulations, White House initiatives and tools, and the latest ED department guidance on institutional compliance with Title IX.

Emergency Preparedness

A robust emergency preparedness plan is key to protecting lives, mitigating damage, and facilitating recovery from natural disasters and other emergency situations.

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ED Releases Final Title IX Rule

May 7, 2020

Despite requests from the higher education community to delay the release of new Title IX regulations amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Education published its final rule, with a compliance deadline of August 14.


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  • March 27, 2020

    What the Coronavirus Stimulus Means for Higher Education Employer and Tax Benefits

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes several tax measures aimed at providing relief to employers and their workers.

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  • March 27, 2020

    What the Coronavirus Stimulus Means for Higher Education Funding

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) provides budgetary relief to higher education institutions through numerous provisions.

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    Public NTSE Tables

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    2020 NACUBO-TIAA Study of Endowments

    This annual survey provides comprehensive analysis of investment returns, asset allocations, and governance policies and practices at higher education institution endowments and affiliated foundations, representing over $630 billion in endowment assets.

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    The IRS and the Department of the Treasury released final rules for the endowment excise tax and took a measured approach to an otherwise misguided levy on certain private colleges and universities.

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    NACUBO Sets Path Forward Through COVID-19 Financial Implications

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