Campus CFO

Weber State U announces $3M endowment for arts education

Weber State University officials have announced the creation of an endowed program for arts-integrated learning made possible by a $3 million gift from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation.

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Harrisburg University: Will it survive financial struggle?

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is the Blanche DuBois of Pennsylvania higher education. Like Tennessee Williams' tragic heroine in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” the university is both alluring and fragile. Despite all efforts to keep up appearances—and some illusions of grandeur—its past threatens to overwhelm its shaky present.

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Alvernia University easily tops financial campaign goal

Five years ago, the original goal for Alvernia's Values and Vision campaign was $24 million. At some point, the amount was increased to $27 million. Now, at the end of the campaign, more than 600 individuals helped raise more than $31.6 million, almost eight times the amount of any previous campaign.

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The financial miseducation

With financial and economic hardships plaguing the nation, a logical assumption would be that people are now taking a closer look at their money and making a greater effort to understand our financial system. However, most people, especially students, are not equipped to untangle the intricacies of their finances.

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Washington & Lee offers free tuition to those who qualify

Through a new financial initiative, administrators at Washington & Lee University, a small private college in Lexington, Va., said that, starting next fall, they will guarantee free tuition for undergraduate students whose family income is lower than $75,000.

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Forensic audit alleges financial waste, conflicts of interest and possible fraud at Alabama State University

A preliminary report from the forensic auditor tasked with investigating claims of fraud at Alabama State University alleges family and friends of university trustees benefited financially from the school.

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Tug of war: How HR can prepare to negotiate with unions

Think outside the box. The phrase is overused, but the actual practice is definitely underutilized. Yet, it still ranks among the most important tips for higher ed HR professionals who are involved in union negotiations.

Seven ways enrollment managers can thrive today

While much has changed in enrollment management in recent years, one fact remains constant: the right kind of leadership is critical in achieving enrollment success. Several characteristics define leaders who are able to succeed within the realities of the profession today.

The CFO's critical role in promoting cybersecurity

CFOs may not usually be considered part of a company's or university's security team, but that doesn't mean they can't help promote cybersecurity and help identify threats. This article, written about and for Fortune 1000 companies, has direct relevance for higher ed CFOs.

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College and University Business Administration, 7th edition

NACUBO's 7th edition of College and University Business Administration, its core reference work for all phases of higher education management, is in progress. Individual chapters are being released online as they are completed and the first three chapters: Governance, Taxation, and Student Financial Services, are now available.

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