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Risk Management and Campus Security

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

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.

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.


Megan Schneider

Assistant Director, Federal Affairs



ED Issues Interim Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault

September 18, 2017

There are several notable changes in the interim guidance, published by the Department of Education ahead of a rulemaking process to establish new campus sexual assault regulations.

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  • November 27, 2018

    What Did I Miss in Washington? November 14-November 27, 2018

    Senate lawmakers introduce legislation to simplify the FAFSA, NACUBO provides resources to encourage congressional outreach, and more.

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  • November 27, 2018

    ED Proposes Changes to Title IX

    The long-awaited proposed regulations on campus sexual assault investigations contain significant changes for both students and institutions.

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    Legislative Lunchcast: A Washington Update from NACUBO (December 2018)

    The latest from the federal affairs team.

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    2019 Intermediate Accounting and Reporting

    January 28-29 | Orlando

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  • September 17, 2018

    NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study

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

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    Tuition Discounting Study Help Text/Frequently Asked Questions

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Press Releases

  • December 18, 2017

    NACUBO Statement on Tax Reform Conference Agreement

    NACUBO President and CEO John Walda has issued the following statement on the conference agreement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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    NACUBO Statement on Senate Tax Reform Bill

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