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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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News

What Did I Miss in Washington? April 2-15, 2019

April 15, 2019

In this edition: Congress holds hearings on HEA priorities, the FTC proposes new IT security requirements, and more.


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  • April 12, 2019

    Title IX Senate Hearing Adds to National Discussion

    As lawmakers discuss a potential new way forward in the handling of campus sexual assault, the Department of Education faces ongoing litigation and its own complex rulemaking process as it attempts to redefine Title IX rules.

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  • April 12, 2019

    ED Sets May 14 Deadline for Reporting Financial Responsibility Triggering Events

    New rules specifying the standards institutions must meet to be deemed financially responsible took effect in October 2018. ED recently shared how to report litigation or other events that trigger mandatory disclosures and affirmed the borrower defense to repayment standard.

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Upcoming Events

  • February 19, 2020

    Legislative Lunchcast: A Washington Update From NACUBO (February 2020)

    February 19, 2020 | 1-1:30pm ET

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  • February 26, 2020

    Prepare for Financial Responsibility Changes

    February 26, 2020 | 1:00-2:40pm ET

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Research

  • February 04, 2020

    Historic Endowment Study Data

    Historical endowment market values and investment returns, net of fees, for endowment study participants from 1990 to 2018

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  • February 04, 2020

    Public NTSE Tables

    Public NTSE tables provide an overview of investment returns, asset allocations, spending rates, and endowment market values at college and university endowments and affiliated foundations that participate in the annual series of NACUBO endowment studies.

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Press Releases

  • January 30, 2020

    U.S. Educational Endowments Report 5.3 Percent Average Return in FY19

    Nearly half of endowment withdrawals fund student financial aid

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  • January 06, 2020

    NACUBO Launches Consulting Service for Colleges and Universities

    Customized financial solutions will be available to campuses of all sizes.

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