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EACUBO is currently accepting compelling presentations that offer practical treatment of current issues facing colleges and universities.

Preference will be given to proposals that outline sessions that involve audience participation and create interactive discussions, and could be used to generate ideas, or solve problems. View the submissions guidelines here.

We welcome submissions on the following topics:

Financial Sustainability

  • Connecting mission and fiscal resources
  • Economic/business model alternatives
  • Business process improvements
  • Strategic partnerships/mergers

Managing Risk

  • Public safety/emergency preparedness/crisis management
  • Managing risks involved in international programs
  • Title IX and sexual assault
  • Campus political climate

Analytics and Program Delivery

  • Benchmarking
  • Predictive analytics
  • Program effectiveness and efficiency
  • Program unit budgeting and operations
  • Financial impact of athletics

Change Management

  • Building and supporting a high-performing team
  • Succession planning
  • Workforce management including compensation and recruitment
  • Faculty and staff diversity

Enrollment Management

  • Strategic tuition pricing models
  • Financial aid strategies and tuition discounting
  • Customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Student success initiatives
  • Demographic shifts
  • Retention

Enhancing Leadership Skills

  • Effectively communicating financial information to stakeholders (faculty, staff, trustees, students)
  • Managing conflict
  • Building a culture of excellence
  • Trustee education and partnerships

Topics Focused on the Future of Higher Education

  • Strategic planning
  • Aging infrastructure
  • Shared governance
  • Business ethics
  • Assessment and outcomes


  • Cybercrime/cybersecurity
  • Technological innovation
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Equipment life cycle funding
  • Cryptocurrency/block chain

Technical Fundamentals

  • Accounting update
  • Tax update
  • Legal update


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