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…


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.

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.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

The President and Finance

Insist on best practices for a sound financial footing.

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

The For-Profit Conundrum

The For-Profit Conundrum

For-profit schools have been in the spotlight lately and the news hasn't all been good, yet the University of Phoenix remains a bright spot. How do they do it and what can they teach other schools — even the nonprofit ones?



Supplier Diversity Programs

Forward vs. Reverse Auctions

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

Strategic Procurement Teams

Strategic Procurement Teams

Strategic & Tactical

Is separating the procurement department into tactical and strategic teams right for your institution?

How Are Good Procurement Strategy Decisions Made?

A Capital Idea: Blending Strategy and Opportunity to Manage College Assets

The time has come to examine development partnerships as an opportunity to move forward as the deep recession eases.

Cost Effective Maintenance

Be Mindful of Maintenance

Cost-effective and efficient maintenance and housekeeping operations begin at the programming and design stages of residence hall construction projects.

Dude Solutions Is Back with More Data in Their 2018 Operations Health Index

See how your industry peers reported on the current state of their operations and get insight into how you can use the information to improve yours in Dude Solutions' 2018 Operations Health Index.

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