With a shifting university economic model, administrative and finance executives must radically reduce university costs, cultivate new revenue streams, and elevate service delivery—all while attending to the nuts-and-bolts problems that crop up in the day-to-day operations of any university. The Business Affairs Forum provides the best practices and implementation tools that you need to measure and improve administrative performance and unlock sustainable cost savings.

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100 Tactics for Immediate Labor Savings

We’ve profiled 100 rebasing tactics across nine categories to help you evaluate and choose the labor saving strategy best suited for your institution.


Assess maturity and urgency for critical administrative unit capabilities

To help CBOs better understand their units’ operational and strategic maturity, the Business Affairs Forum has launched functional maturity diagnostics for three administrative functions: Information Technology, Human Resources, and Procurement.

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