Business / financial management

Ball State use of eminent domain spotlights rare but potent tool of state universities

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Ball State could use eminent domain to develop a property near its campus, turning attention to a little used but highly contentious power held by public institutions.

SCUP 2012 Pacific Symposium

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2012

Location

University of California Davis Activities & Recreation Center (ARC), Ballroom B, 232 ARC One Shields Ave
95616 Davis , California
United States

Annual CUPA survey finds health costs rise again

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Rate of growth in campus spending on health benefits slowed a bit in 2012, and more campuses offered consumer-driven plans and wellness programs, annual survey shows.

Purdue University health center to manage long-term health and drive down expenses

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Purdue is setting up an on-site health care center for employees, hoping that easy access to health advice will help the university save money on benefits in the long run.

NACUBO agenda for public universities dominated by efficiency and revenue growth

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Potential new revenue sources and “institutional effectiveness” initiatives dominated the agenda for public universities at the annual meeting of business officers.

Business officers focus on overlap of financial and academic decisions

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As institutions struggle to “do more with less,” business officers' annual meeting focuses increasingly on evaluation of which programs -- including academic departments -- are making and costing money and reallocating from one to the other.

Questions about U.Va.'s COO Strine show complicated loyalties of administrators

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Questions about loyalty of one of U.Va.'s executive vice presidents highlight the awkward position of top business-side administrators, who are often divided between the president and board.

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