About Us

Founded in 1937, CAUBO is a non-profit professional organization representing the interest of administrative and financial officers in Canadian universities and affiliated colleges. It is an umbrella organization for the many players in university administration. Supported by a vibrant community of volunteers, CAUBO offers a wide array of programs and services.



CAUBO is a key enabler of excellence in Canadian higher education administration.



CAUBO provides a national perspective on matters related to higher education administration. It strengthens the capacity of leaders in the sector by connecting them with peers and information, enabling them to pursue opportunities and create solutions for shared issues.



  • Belief in the VALUES OF EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS AND ACCOUNTABILITY that underpin members’ efforts on behalf of their institutions,
  • A deep commitment to COLLABORATION among institutions and among individual members,
  • A genuine sense of SERVICE to our members and to the higher education community at large,
  • An abiding belief that LEARNING is essential to success.
  • RESPECT for our members, partners and stakeholders,
  • INTEGRITY in our interactions, our decision-making, and our service to the higher education system.


Highlights and Achievements

To read more about CAUBO's activities in the past year, see our Highlights and Achievements brochure.

Strategic Plan

Read CAUBO's most recent Strategic Plan.