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Workload Growing for Financial Aid Offices

Financial aid offices are serving more students and administering more student aid dollars with fewer operating expenses, according to a recent staffing survey of National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) members.

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Comm. College Natl. Legislative Summit: Feb. 11-14, 2013

Each year, over 1,000 community college trustees, presidents, students and other advocates who converged in the nation's capital to make the case for community colleges.

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A Guide to College and University Budgeting

When it comes to budgeting, too often short-term goals overrun long-term institutional interest. By presenting the many layers and budgeting models with a clear, comparative framework, author Larry Goldstein, demonstrates the organic link between

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Understanding Your Three-Year Cohort Default Rate

Schools can learn more about their three-year student loan cohort default rates by: understanding the default rate calculation, anticipating default rate implications, assembling the right team of stakeholders to address default rates, examining and understanding borrower characteristics and creating and implementing the best plan of action.

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Using NFC to Replace Campus One-Cards with Smartphones

Near field communication (NFC) enables colleges and universities to install all the capabilities of campus one-cards onto the smart phones already carried by most students. These implementations offer added convenience for students while also improving operational leverage and financial performance for the institution.

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Attacking Both Sides of the Balance Sheet

Doing more with less has become the new normal in public universities. Preached by a select few in academe who saw the recession approach like a speeding freight train, the do-more-with-less philosophy is finally gaining traction and critical leadership support in higher ed both nationally and abroad.

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Models of Efficiency Winter 2012 Honorees

As we come to the close of the year, and of budgets for many, University Business’ Winter 2012 Models of Efficiency honorees offer up excellent examples of ways in which colleges and universities can save money and reduce their bottom line. From automation to consolidation to going digital, these nine winners provide a series of successful ideas that can help with evaluating, planning, and squeezing more out of next year’s budgets.

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Looking Back: The Year in Review

University Business has covered several critical finance-related topics and trends over the last 12 months. From tuition to student aid to endowments and fundraising, here, we’ve pulled together what we feel are the 10 hottest or most critical finance-related topics covered by UB during the year.

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Pennsylvania Higher Ed Groups Introduce Contract Proposal

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) met Friday to review PASSHE's new labor proposal as the two sides continue to try and hammer out a labor contract through 2015.

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University of Toledo Gets Creative with Student Living Costs

In a move called "innovative" by one higher-education official, the University of Toledo not only announced a freeze in academic and living costs but also added deep discounts to sweeten students' deals.

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