Kaufman Hall's Higher Education experts offer insight for institutions in higher education to address the many challenges they are facing today and begin to prepare for the potential longer-term impacts of the crisis.
We convened a panel of Kaufman Hall experts from our Management Consulting and Software divisions to discuss how the financial planning landscape is changing, how higher education finance leaders are coping, and what actions they need to take now to prepare for uncertainty ahead.
Students, parents, and higher education leaders alike have spent much of the spring wondering if college and university campuses will reopen in the fall of 2020. If so, how many...
As the population of traditional college and university students declines, institutions must seek new opportunities to grow and diversify revenues. Watch to learn more.
Colleges and universities face many uncertainties as they plan for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more on how your college or university can scenario plan for Fall 2020.
Almost all colleges and universities had initiated some level of activity around online education before the COVID-19 crisis struck. Read more on how to financial model for the fall and beyond.
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating cost pressures for colleges and universities as they face the uncertainties of reopening campuses and other challenges. Download our guide for cost containment.
As the coronavirus continues to cloud the horizon for colleges and universities, higher education leaders find themselves needing to plan for new uncertainties. Read more.
With the financial impact of COVID-19 still uncertain, colleges and universities need to prepare for a wide range of possible outcomes. You will need to revisit your strategic and...
Eugene Sunshine retired from his position as Senior Vice President for Business and Finance at Northwestern University in 2014. With almost 30 years’ experience in higher education...
The virulent tsunami of COVID-19 has left industry scrambling to adapt their practices and deal with the fallout from catastrophic business disruption. Read more.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, colleges and universities are already considering that courses may need to remain remote for all or part of the fall term, and perhaps beyond. Read more.
Higher education finance leaders are on the forefront of efforts to determine how colleges and universities will navigate a new normal after the COVID-19 outbreak. In the pandemic’s...
The repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic are further compounded for universities affiliated with academic medical centers (AMCs), particularly those universities that own the AMC. Read more.
Higher education is responding as quickly as possible to the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, but this has meant significant and rapid change for our campus communities. As higher...
The COVID-19 pandemic and attending economic turmoil have the role of higher education CFO extraordinarily challenging. Institutions need to prepare for a wide range of possible outcomes. Read our tips on how.
After the end of spring break season, most colleges and universities are now fully engaged in the effort to complete this term’s coursework online. Read our insights on how institutions can prepare for emerging challenges.
The impact of the coronavirus on higher education continues to grow as colleges and universities make challenging decisions. Read more about how your institution can step forward during this challenging time.
As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies in the U.S., higher education institutions are making difficult decisions about closing campuses and moving courses online. Read more from the Sustaining Higher Ed blog series.
Given the number and magnitude of external pressures in higher education, the need for robust long-range financial planning is more critical than ever. In addition, Boards are increasingly asking for improved visibility into the longer-term financial trajectory of their institutions.
Given the continuous financial pressure facing the higher education sector, institutions are pursuing initiatives that will generate new revenues and reallocating existing resources. In...
With high awareness and understanding of the financial challenges their institution faces, proactive board chairs and trustees are asking senior college and university leaders—particularly finance leaders—tough questions.