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Costs and Funding

Find out how to balance your budget – from funding, purchasing and procurement;
to construction and maintenance/operations costs; bond issues and endowments, and more…


Does Washington Still Work?

Congress is on a five-week recess that began on August 1 and returns on September 8. Don’t blame them for taking the time off; they are legally required to do so.

Higher Education: The Questions of the Cross Examination

Higher education is in the dock in 2014. The questions are flying. Why does it cost so much? Why do so many students not finish? What do we have to show for the trillion dollars in student loan debt?



Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The President and Advancement

Advancement success depends on being an effective CEO.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The President and Finance

Insist on best practices for a sound financial footing.

The President's FY2015 Education Budget

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, President Obama announced his proposed 2015 Fiscal Year Budget. In recent years, the President’s budget has become more of a ritual than a reality. Maybe better described as a White House wish list. Though required by statute, these budgets are usually dead on arrival and until last year, nothing was ever resolved quickly or on time.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Finally!

Washington at Work At Last or At Least for the Time Being

Congress has begun the second session of the 113th Congress with lots of things to do. First and foremost was to raise the debt ceiling before the end of February. Congress met the deadline with days to spare before it went out on the President’s Day recess.

Recruit & Retain (St. Leo University)

Managing Textbook Expense