Table of Contents: University Business, March 2013

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A rash of high-profile firings offers some lessons in starting out
Near field communication-enabled smartphones for access and more
Campus dining program strategies for giving revenue a boost
The future of marketing for campus retail


Behind the News

The aftermath of a for-profit’s abrupt shuttering

Sense of Place

Independent Outlook

A broader look at liberal arts graduates’ futures

Financial Aid

Support for proposed legislation from financial aid administrators

Internet Technology

Future Shock

In Every Issue

End Note

How to avoid the mistakes some institutions have made in misrepresenting nonfinancial data

Editor's Note

Education Innovators



Five strategies for keeping students engaged and retained in online courses

Campus Finance News


Contract negotiations can be uncomfortable for procurement professionals used to a different kind of sourcing, but the right strategies and tools can turn them from awkward to artful negotiators.