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It’s certainly not black or white for investors. “The discussion around the table in investment committees is: How do you allocate risk across various investment options available to optimize returns […]
When endowment returns are way down, it’s not exactly prudent to spend the same percentage of the endowment for institutional operations each year, with the assumption that target investment payoff […]
The momentum building behind higher ed analytics is hardly surprising, considering the explosion of tech tools available to make sense of institutional data. What might surprise some, though, is who […]
Clouds that emerged throughout 2017 are hanging over the heads of campus administrators, posing potentially huge impacts to higher ed as a whole. Just a few of the significant national […]
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Cost cut Refurbishing rather than replacing classroom tablet armchairs Savings Link to main story: Colleges tackle budget pruning $370,000 on 1,000 chairs Trigger Needed to replace […]
The headlines say it all. “Texas universities forced to trim their budgets, even with big state cuts averted.” —Texas Tribune “University of Alaska budget cut by $8 million in legislative […]
If there’s one thing small college purchasing managers know for sure, it’s that they have to be smart about a lot of things. “At larger schools, people in purchasing have […]
While many regional consortia use the collective power of members to negotiate purchasing contracts with volume discounts, it can pay to think beyond neighboring colleges when looking at this cost-saving […]
Rogue spending—buying outside a purchasing contract—can be an issue at colleges large and small. Here’s how the small college pros rein it in. • Help spenders put a face to […]
When Susan Stuebner became president of Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire in 2016, she faced a $4 million operating loss and a projected $2.6 million deficit for the following year. […]
In its report “Navigating The New Normal: Financial Imperatives For MSI Effectiveness and Avoiding Financial Exigency,” the Southern Education Foundation suggests that trustees could better understand their institutions’ financial health […]
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