It is my pleasure, as SACUBO President, to welcome you to the new SACUBO website! Our Communications and Marketing Committee, led by Brenna Dixon (Oklahoma State University), has created a new and improved look for our website, including a new SACUBO logo.Continue Reading
A Rising Star Award was presented to Sara Thorndike at the 2017 NACUBO Annual Meeting. Sara is the associate vice chancellor for finance and controller at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. An integral leader at UNCW, she was commended for her ability to focus on the details and filter the information needed by executive leadership for decision making and for being innovative, dedicated, forward-thinking, collaborative, and caring. Congratulations Sara!
To assist users in collecting and entering data into the benchmarking tool and with reporting, SACUBO will host a webinar on December 6 at 1:00 pm EST. During the session, Brett Powell, Chairman of the Benchmarking Committee, will discuss data collection best practices, entering information into the online tool, and creating targeted reports. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions during the hour-long session.Register Now
The benchmarking program is a customized, on-demand peer benchmarking service. It provides for data collection, analysis and reporting – all in one place. Users can identify resource investment (or reduction) opportunities, performance measures for divisions, and an overall view of best practice improvement areas. In addition, users can create customized peer groups for comparison. SACUBO has partnered with the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) for collection of data beginning with June 30, 2017 fiscal year reporting.Learn More
Congratulations to Mary Lou Merkt – 2017-2018 Chair of the NACUBO Board of Directors. Mary Lou is the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Furman University in Greenville, SC. She served SACUBO in various capacities before going through the presidential rotation and serving as the 2014-2015 SACUBO President. While on the NACUBO Board, Mary Lou has served as Secretary and Vice Chair, chaired a committee to promote the value of higher education, and served on the Strategic Planning Committee and the Executive Governance Committee.