University Manager

University Manager, CAUBO’s flagship publication, is published 4 times per year. You can search the Knowledge Centre for past issues of University Manager or browse the archives below.

Articles in University Manager cover topics and trends of interest to university administrators, including finance, procurement, human resources, risk management, facilities management, treasury and investment, taxes, and more. Articles focus on best practices and practical advice that members can use. In addition, regular columns keep members informed of new appointments and retirements in the sector, upcoming CAUBO events, and new developments on campuses across Canada.

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Write for University Manager and you could win $1,000!

We’re looking for member-written articles for University Manager magazine, and we’re willing to put our money where our mouth is. CAUBO and Kelman & Associates (the publisher of University Manager) are pleased to announce that any CAUBO member who submits an article to the magazine that is published will be eligible to win a $1,000 prize. A selection committee will review all submissions according to the following set of criteria and choose a winner annually:

• Relevance and interest of the subject material to the University Manager readership
• Use of appropriate resources to support or enhance the subject material
• Overall quality of writing
• Extent of development of the subject material’s objective or theme

We’re looking for articles on all topics of interest to university administrators, with a focus on success stories and best practices that could be of interest to your colleagues at other institutions. Feature-length articles (approximately 2,000 words) or shorter pieces (800-900 words) are both welcome.

All authors must submit an initial proposal for their article. Proposals should be sent to Tamara Nemchin, Associate Director, at tnemchin@caubo.ca, and should include the following:

• Your name, position, institution, and contact information
• Your article theme or objective
• A list of resources with whom/which you will consult in the course of writing your article
• A proposed timeline for completion (which allows us to determine which issue of the magazine your article might work for)
• Proposed article length

University Manager 2017

Winter

Issue Number: 2017-1
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Currents “both deep and strong:” Change, decision making, and accountability in the contemporary university

Managing change

University Manager 2016

Winter

Issue Number: 2016-1
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The New West Partnership Trade Agreement’s bid protest mechanism

Opinion: Don’t write off the university bookstore

Maintaining a right to manage in the age of social media

Préserver ses droits de gestion à l’ère des médias sociaux

Spring

Issue Number: 2016-2
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Procurement trend: Electronic reverse auctions: Coming soon to a university near you?

Update from Universities Canada
Des nouvelles d'Universités Canada

Resource allocation in the real world
Un modèle d'allocation des ressources adapté à la réalité

THE POWER OF COLLABORATION
The 73rd Annual CAUBO Conference

LA FORCE DE LA COLLABORATION
Le 73e congress annuel de l’ACPAU

Summer

Issue Number: 2016-3
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A Few Differences Among Friends

Quality & Productivity Awards
Prix de la Qualité et de la Productivité

Economic Model Mayhem

Canadian Universities: Building Talent for the 21st Century
Universités canadiennes : créer des viviers de talent pour le XXIe siècle

Fall

Issue Number: 2016-4
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A chat with incoming president Gayle Gorrill

CAUBO 2016 Conference review

2016 Recognition Award winners

Why so little information in a sector drowning in data?

Optimizing benefits from Canadian research

Review of university endowment and pension funds

University Manager 2015

Winter

Issue Number: 2015-1
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Emergency Preparedness - part I: the importance of a Crisis Management Team/Emergency Operations Centre

Managing conflict: best practices in an academic setting

Spring

Issue Number: 2015-2
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Emergency Management Part II: Communication

Higher Education Budgeting Basics - Concepts, creation and connections

Balancing agility, openness and security in IT's new normal

Summer

Issue Nmuber: 2015-3
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2014 NCSE for Canadian Institutions - An Overview

The student payments landscape: a snapshot

Fall

Issue Number: 2015-4
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Why Does IT Cost So Much?

Integrated Leadership Development: Working better, together

Review of University Endowment and Pension Funds 2015

University Manager 2014

Winter

Issue Number: 2014-1
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Mutual Benefit: The Relationship between Universities & Government

A New Era of Biosafety and Security is Dawning

Collaborative Procurement in Post-Secondary Education:The Attributes of a Successful Consortium

The Big Picture: Developing Energy Management Plans for University Campuses

Spring

Issue Number: 2014-2
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At Your Service: Fostering Efficiency and Effectiveness of Administrative and Financial Function

Summer

Issue Number: 2014-3
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Governance and management underpin a university's credit rating

Charting a data-driven strategy

Fall

Issue Number: 2014-4
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Rethinking shared service delivery from the lens of the academic library

Unlocking the potential of collaborative procurement

University Manager 2013

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Issue Number: 2013-1
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Developing and Implementing a Real Estate Project Office in a University

Neither closing the door, nor selling the store: Academic integrity, academic freedom and institutional autonomy in the context of donor agreements

Emergency Planning at Canadian Universities: Will your ERP Hold Up?

Trends in Canadian University Finance

Spring

Issue Number: 2013-2
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Revenue from Real Estate: Land as a Revenue Generator for Canadian Universities and Colleges

To Self-assess or not to Self-assess: When to Pay GST/HST on Imported Goods

Summer

Issue Number: 2013-3
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Looking at Ancillary Services through a Wide Lens: Maximizing Revenue from Ancillary Services

Fall

Issue Number: 2013-4
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Review of University Endowment and Pension Funds 2013

Evolution or Revolution: Examining the Traditional University Model - Stay the Course or Radical Change?

University Manager 2012

Winter

Issue Number: 2012-1
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Controlled Goods: How will Canada's Increased Security Requirements Impact Your University?

Financial Information of Colleges & Universities - A Time for Change

Spring

Issue Number: 2012-2
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Recognizing and Rewarding Employees During Tough Times

Canadian Trends in Academic Staff Unionization

Summer

Issue Number: 2012-3
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State of Mind - Addressing Mental Health Issues on University Campuses

Student Housing Workshop: A Thought Provoking Discussion

Effective Implementation of IT Governance - From Top to Bottom

État psychique

Issue Number: 2012-4
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Fall

Issue Number: 2012-5
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The Section 211 Marathon - A Test of Endurance

The Long Game: The Importance of Political Sustainability in University Management

Review of University Endowment and Pension Funds

University Manager 2011

Winter

Issue Number: 2011-1
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Canadian Universities are Victims of Fraud

Are Academic and Administrative Cultures Irreconcilable? Thought on Bridging our Cultural Divides

Highlights of the CAUBO Report: Financial Information of Universities & Colleges (2008-2009)

Spring

Issue Number: 2011-2
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A Fine Balance: Challenges to University Governance, Accountability and Autonomy

Summer

Issue Number: 2011-3
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Risk Management at Canadian Universities

Fall

Issue Number: 2011-4
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Review of University Endowment and Pension Funds

Infrastructure Funding: Rising to the Challenge

Financement des infrastructures

Issue Number: 2011-5
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University Manager 2010

Winter

Issue Number: 2010-1
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A CAUBO Survey of Sustainability, Leadership, Management & Practices in Canadian Universities

Maintaining Strategic Direction through Difficult Economic Times

Highlights of the CAUBO Report: Financial Information of Universities & Colleges (2007-2008)

Spring

Issue Number: 2010-2
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The Future is in the 'Cards': Changes in the Credit/Debit Card Environment

FFELP (Federal Family Education Loan Program)

Summer

Issue Number: 2010-3
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The Importance of Accessing Building Performance

Review of Universities Endowment and Pension Funds

Benchmarking Human Resources

Fall

Issue Number: 2010-4
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University Manager 2009

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Issue Number: 2009-1
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Issue Number: 2009-3
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Issue Number: 2009-4
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University Manager 2008

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University Manager 2007

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University Manager 2006

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University Manager 2005

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University Manager 2004

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University Manager 2003

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University Manager 2002

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University Manager 2001

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University Manager 2000

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University Manager 1999

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University Manager 1998

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Issue Number: 1998-33
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University Manager 1997

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University Manager 1996

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University Manager 1995

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University Manager 1994

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University Manager 1993

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University Manager 1992

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Issue Number: 1992-1
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