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6 Ways to Use Labor Cost Benchmarking to Support Financial Decision-Making

Understanding your labor spend is critical to financial decision-making. Oftentimes, departmental budgeting approaches limit visibility into true labor spending patterns,...

How to Survive the Enrollment Cliff in Higher Education

If you are a part of higher education, or have even been attuned to news of the industry over the past decade, you’ve undoubtedly heard calls of enrollment decline. While...

Financial Winter is Coming for Higher Ed, Despite Stimulus

The next few years will come straight out of “Game of Thrones” for universities. Many leaders project optimism and conduct business per usual while a select few recognize an...

February 5, 2021

How Much Has COVID Cost Colleges? $183 Billion

What a year. Higher ed came into 2020 facing its share of financial challenges: a negative outlook for the entire sector, widespread operating deficits, stark enrollment ...

February 5, 2021

Here’s the truth about the campus budget crisis

With the fall semester behind us, recently released data is beginning to bring greater definition to the impact of the pandemic on colleges and universities and what...

September 10, 2020

Financial Sustainability in Higher Education: Challenges and Solutions

The higher-ed industry was experiencing an era of uncertainty and change, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background complexities of a changing educational...

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