Fall 2016 issue of Horizons


To combat these negative financial pressures, many institutions are exploring a variety of measures and innovative activities, including the following: ∙ Collaborations with other institutions on shared services and facilities ∙ Utilization of technology to reduce overhead and administrative burdens ∙ Integrated degree programs between separate institutions ∙ Enhancements made in technology to deliver learning platforms

Bottom line, colleges and universities need to keep the focus on issues of affordability and value. Every institution—public and private alike— needs a logic for its price, and should be doubling down to create educational quality and services that add value to students’ lives and to society as a whole.

∙ Public/private partnerships

∙ Diversification of revenue streams

∙ Energy efficient facilities

RubinBrown’s Colleges & Universities Services Group RubinBrown’s Colleges & Universities Services Group provides a full range of tax, assurance and consulting services to colleges and universities. Our specialized services and expertise are delivered with close personal attention to our clients.

Brent Stevens, CPA, CGMA — St. Louis Partner-In-Charge Colleges & Universities Services Group 314.290.3428 brent.stevens@rubinbrown.com

Rodney Rice, CPA, CGMA — Denver Partner Colleges & Universities Services Group 303.952.1233 rodney.rice@rubinbrown.com

Kaleb Lilly, CPA — Kansas City Partner Colleges & Universities Services Group 913.499.4417 kaleb.lilly@rubinbrown.com

page 48 | horizons Fall 2016

Made with FlippingBook - professional solution for displaying marketing and sales documents online