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Leadership programs: Cultivate your skills as the role of the chief business officer expands. 

CBO Speaks podcast series: Hear from experienced CBOs about their roles and career paths.

Resources for new business officers: Learn to navigate the unique culture of higher education.

Economic Models Project: Begin the journey toward a more secure financial foundation.

CBO-CAO Collaboration Opportunity Cycle: Explore the model, which results in a truly collaborative relationship producing action to propel the institution forward.

Business Officer Leadership in Transition series: Examine the when, why, and how of mentoring, succession planning, and retirement.

Leading in Tough Times Workbook Case Studies for Higher Education Leaders: Learn from financial, cultural, and ethical issues that have occurred on many campuses.

Finding the Right Prescription for Higher Education's Ills: Can Health Care Provide Answers?
: Explore how to initiate change at the campus level via lessons from the health care industry.

The Strategic Attitude: Integrating Strategic Planning Into Daily University Worklife: Gain tips on integrating planning and decision making.


2016 National Profile of Higher Education Chief Business Officers: Review the demographic characteristics, job duties, and career transitions of CBOs.


Elizabeth LaRocca

Senior Director, Leadership Development



2020-21 NACUBO Board of Directors' Term Begins

July 17, 2020

We are pleased to welcome the 2020-2021 Board of Directors, chaired by Robert Moore of Colorado College. We look forward to a productive year.

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  • July 15, 2020

    NACUBO Awards Recognize Excellence in Higher Education Finance, Sustainability

    Five meritorious business officers and one university honored

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  • March 2, 2020

    16 Exemplary Business Leaders Selected For NACUBO Fellows Program

    The 2020-21 class includes a diverse group of future chief business and financial officers.

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Press Release

  • June 17, 2020

    NACUBO Sets Path Forward Through COVID-19 Financial Implications

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  • May 28, 2020

    Ascendium Education Group Awards NACUBO Planning Grant to Advance Student Success Efforts

    To develop an infrastructure for a multi-institution, multi-initiative process focused on student success at colleges and universities, NACUBO has been awarded a $1.1 million planning grant from Ascendium Education Group.

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  • May 29, 2020

    Tuition Discounting Study Glossary

    Definition of key terms in the annual Tuition Discounting Study

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Upcoming Programs

  • August 19, 2020

    Pandemic-Related International Tax Issues: Dislocated Students and Employees Outside the U.S.

    August 19, 2020 | 1-2pm ET

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  • September 22, 2020

    2020 Global Operations Forum

    September 22 and November 17

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