Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 4:10pm
Sylvie T. Hangen has been appointed the first director of financial aid of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University (Conn).
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 3:24pm
From sources of funding to student engagement models, from the use of mobile technology to social media, multiple disruptive forces create surprises for administrators, frustrations for academics and bewilderment for students. Uncertainty threatens to incapacitate institutions as they choose for change to be thrust upon them, or attempt to avoid or ignore the strategic importance of the changes taking place around them.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 3:10pm
Philip Austin, interim president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, has named Dennis Murphy, deputy labor commissioner, as his chief of staff.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:09am
The 2012 "Trends in College Pricing" and "Trends in Student Aid" reports provide comprehensive analysis on trends of several measures of the cost of college and financial aid.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:55pm
More than eight in 10 administrators surveyed—mainly controllers/budget officers and CFOs—say they’re very or somewhat concerned about their institutions’ ability to fund future capital investments.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 11:01am
Valparaiso University (Ind.) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Senior VP for Finance and Administration.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 11:28am
2013 Annual Conference
January 27–30, 2013
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 11:17am
Typically, enterprisewide IT projects are funded through a central operating budget and approval process, while smaller projects may depend on the resourcefulness of the department head or even a professor to get done. For those projects that may not qualify for central budget approval, Texas Tech University offers a great example of how higher ed institutions can creatively get their projects funded.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:55pm
This book, You're the Director: A Guide to Leadership in Student Financial Aid, released in July, is an anthology, written by financial aid professionals for financial aid professionals. It's packed with guidance on leadership concepts, long-term planning, change management, budgeting, and so much more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:47pm
The Student Financial Services (SFS) Benchmarking Initiative, sponsored by Tuition Management Systems, examines student financial services operations at a variety of institutions, including unpaid balances, accounts in collections, payment channels, refund payment methods, third-party billing, staff positions and training hours, and financial services operating budget per FTE student.