A Guide to College and University Budgeting: Foundations for Institutional Effectiveness

A Guide to College and University Budgeting: Foundations for Institutional Effectiveness

by Larry Goldstein
     
 

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Budgeting is inherently political, too often short-term goals overrun long-term institutional interest. By presenting the many layers and budgeting models with a clear, comparative framework, author Larry Goldstein, demonstrates the organic link between planning and budgeting making it crystal clear that budgets and plans represent two sides of the same

Overview

Budgeting is inherently political, too often short-term goals overrun long-term institutional interest. By presenting the many layers and budgeting models with a clear, comparative framework, author Larry Goldstein, demonstrates the organic link between planning and budgeting making it crystal clear that budgets and plans represent two sides of the same coin.
Updated throughout to account for recent issues in budgeting, the fourth edition includes coverage of factors essential to the success of the budgeting process, including open communication with stakeholders, clear articulation of the budget to the strategic plan, budget implementation and monitoring process and the role of technology. This book also offers new academic administrators and faculty:

1. An introduction to budgeting ·Economic and political factors affecting the process
2. How to budget in difficult financial times
3. An insight on the role of the Board in applying various budgeting approaches

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015133844
Publisher:
NACUBO
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
239
Sales rank:
478,899
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Larry Goldstein is president of Campus Strategies, LLC, a management consulting firm providing services to colleges and universities as well as organizations serving higher education. He previously served as NACUBO’s senior vice president and treasurer and as the University of Louisville’s chief financial officer. His campus experience covered 20 years in financial administration, including positions with The University of Chicago, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Virginia.

Goldstein, a certified public accountant, earned a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Walsh College and a Master of Science degree from the University of Virginia. He is a recipient of NACUBO’s Daniel D. Robinson Award in recognition of his contributions to higher education accounting and financial reporting.

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