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Budgets and Financial Management in Higher Education

Barr, Margaret J.
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Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Incorporated, Publishers
ISBN: 1-119-28773-1 (1119287731)
ISBN-13: 978-1-119-28773-5 (9781119287735)
Old Edition: 0-470-61620-2
Binding: Hardcover
Copyright: 2018
Publish Date: 01/18
Weight: 0.87 Lbs.
Pages: 215
Subject Class: BUS (Business)
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months
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Abstract: This book will help new administrators (department chairs, directors, deans) understand and become more proficient in their financial management role within the institution. Highly accessible, practitioners will be able to put the book's guidance to immediate use in their work. It is also grounded in the latest knowledge base and filled with examples from across all types of institutions, so that it makes an ideal text for a courses in graduate programs in higher education leadership and administration. ... This new edition of the book contains new information in every chapter reflecting both the most recent developments in higher education and feedback from readers of the earlier edition. The information on the current higher education financial environment has been updated, and the case studies have been revised. Readers will be introduced to Bowen's theory of resources and expenses as an important way to understand budgetary decision making in colleges and universities. Special attention is paid to the use of restricted funds, the budget implications of faculty appointments and the challenges caused by personnel policies for staff. In addition, greater attention is given to development and implementation of repair and replacement programs in auxiliary enterprises. The challenges that arise when budget problems are postponed are also discussed. The volume contains a number of suggestions for practitioners with new budgeting and fiscal responsibilities.

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