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Organizational Effectiveness

Greater Than the Sum

Shared services agreements can increase savings, enhance operational efficiencies, and expand opportunities for students.
Diversity and Inclusion

Make Way for Gen Z

Business offices need to understand and deliver on the expectations of this young generational cohort to secure its loyalty and trust.

Mastering M&As

An excerpt from a recent NACUBO book helps you understand potential challenges inherent in conjoining the programs and people from merging institutions.

Systems Upgrade

While guiding Loyola University Maryland through IT improvements, business leaders also modernized established processes to take advantage of new technologies.

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Robots Deliver the Goods

In the age of Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats, the dining program at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., saw an opportunity to stay relevant while improving the on-campus experience. Students wanted to be able to order food and have ...

Advocacy and Action

Two Visions for Higher Education Act Reauthorization

The Higher Education Act of 1965 is an essential piece of legislation that authorizes federal student aid programs, provides institutional aid and support, and includes general provisions pertaining to higher education on anti-discrimina...

Leader's Edge

Ready to Give Back

Throughout the 20-plus years of my work in higher education, my desire to make a lasting contribution has driven my commitment to this field. As senior vice chancellor for finance, operations, and strategic planning at my alma mater, the...

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NACUBO to Launch Consulting Services

NACUBO will launch consulting services in January 2020 to better support its members.

Credit: Marlayna Demond for University of Maryland, Baltimore County. UMBC’s FinancialSmarts curriculum helps prepare students to make good financial decisions long before they approach graduation.
Vantage Point

Ramping Up Financial Literacy

Once a month, the Financial Literacy and Education Committee (FLEC) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) convenes to discuss the best ways to help our more than 13,000 students manage money. One of the unique aspects of...

Back Story

Nichol Luoma, Arizona State University, Tempe

“Take your seat at the table,” says Nichol Luoma, vice president of university business services, sustainability operations officer, and chief procurement officer, Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe. “Don’t wait to be invited....

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