CAUBO releases a new series of student and faculty FTE-based dashboards

CAUBO, through a continued partnership with the Université du Quebec, has developed a new series of financial dashboards that place a wealth of information at members’ fingertips. Many facets of university finances that were not previously accessible in a consistent and comparable manner can now be explored. To allow members to more accurately benchmark with … Continue reading “CAUBO releases a new series of student and faculty FTE-based dashboards”

Update on the CAUBO 2022 Annual Conference

  The CAUBO Board met on November 19 and discussed the state of the pandemic, its impact on in-person events in general and the CAUBO 2022 conference format in particular, in addition to members’ ability to travel in 2022. After assessing the key considerations in determining the format for CAUBO 2022, we will be moving … Continue reading “Update on the CAUBO 2022 Annual Conference”

Call for Nominations for CAUBO Awards

It’s that time of year to submit your innovative idea or business improvement to the CAUBO Quality & Productivity Awards OR to nominate an outstanding colleague for a CAUBO Recognition Award. CAUBO wants to reward innovation at your institution! The deadline to submit to the 2022 Q&P Awards is January 21, 2022. CAUBO Recognition Awards … Continue reading “Call for Nominations for CAUBO Awards”

Navigating the Pandemic: Lessons learned about new ways of working

*Please note that this article is available in English only Like all other university units, the Centre for Higher Education (CHERD) has sought ways to sustain services and programs during the global pandemic. A key step was to pivot from in-person instruction and collaboration to various forms of remote delivery, including webinars, online presentations, asynchronous … Continue reading “Navigating the Pandemic: Lessons learned about new ways of working”

New CAUBO service for members – request your institution-specific financial landscape

Canadian universities continue to navigate an era of unprecedented change. They are experiencing significant shifts in their funding models due to declining government grants and increasing reliance on tuition and alternative revenue sources.  Concurrently, expenditure patterns have been altered due to changing societal expectations of the role of universities and the services that they should … Continue reading “New CAUBO service for members – request your institution-specific financial landscape”

CAUBO Employee Benefits Initiative

CAUBO, through the National Benefits Steering Committee, has been looking at ways to help member institutions manage the rising benefits costs and risks by forming a consortium of members working with common providers. Proposals have been received from Manulife and Green Shield Canada that have the potential to provide cost efficiencies to participating member institutions … Continue reading “CAUBO Employee Benefits Initiative”

New Ancillary Benchmark Reports Now Available – Housing and Food Services

Results from the Housing and Food Services Surveys have been compiled and a high-level report providing the results of each survey is now available for institutional members here. In many ways, the data contained in this report can be viewed as providing the pre-COVID perspective, while future iterations of the survey will serve to highlight … Continue reading “New Ancillary Benchmark Reports Now Available – Housing and Food Services”

CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) Update

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) will introduce a requirement for universities to post a security (bond) to cover all duties, taxes and penalties for university shipments so goods can be released prior to payment. Updated information regarding this project, requirements and timelines can be found here.  We will keep you updated as new … Continue reading “CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) Update”