Chapter 1: Disruptive Predictions

2017 Peer Discussion after NACUBO

 Designing the Liberal Arts Institution of the Future

How seriously do CBOs view the financial situation and the viability of higher education and what does that perception lead people to be willing to think about change? This topic was explored in the newly released 2017 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Business Officers and at the 2017 Peer Discussion Event after NACUBO, hosted by First American Education.

Moderated by Doug Lederman, editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed, the event featured a panel of three innovative Presidents that explored this topic and others, taking business officers out of the weeds to talk at a higher-level about the state of higher education. Click on the video highlights to see more from the event.

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Chapter 2:
Financial Transformation


Chapter 3:
An Era of Evidence


Chapter 4:
A Shifting Business Model


Chapter 5:
Evolving Role of the CBO




"4 out of 5 of your peers accept the premise that is widely circulating in the media right now, that there is a financial crisis in higher education."

Doug Lederman
Editor of Inside Higher Ed

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