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Other Duties As Assigned  

  • Communication
  • | Leadership

Balancing the Books and the Brand 4 min read

This business officer has overseen marketing and communications when needed — including during the Covid pandemic.
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  • Enrollment
  • | Survey

A Match Made in Data 3 min read This item is protected.

Kimball Union Academy’s enrollment and finance teams share an attention to data that builds the partnership.
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Business Intelligence  

  • Research
  • | Tuition

A Tuition Discounting Pulse Check 6 min read This item is protected.

Trends in the tuition discount rate, discount types, administering discounts, funding discounts and more.
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  • Budget
  • | Financial Aid

Betting on Change in Financial Aid 4 min read

Leaders in independent school financial aid offer their take on the current terrain — plus NBOA’s Financial Aid Fast Facts sheet.
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  • Compliance
  • | Legal

Post-Affirmative Action, Is Financial Aid Next? 4 min read This item is protected.

Following the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action in college admissions, financial aid practices may receive more scrutiny.
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  • Enrollment
  • | Tuition

Micro Schools Test Flexible Tuition 12 min read This item is protected.

Wildflower Schools, based across the U.S., have adapted their tuitions to meet community needs and fulfill their missions.
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Financial Aid
  • | Research

Telling Our Financial Aid Story 6 min read

The financial aid plot is shifting as dollars increase and diversity numbers fall.
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  • Change Management
  • | Enrollment
  • | Tuition

Returns on a Reset 12 min read This item is protected.

To boost harvest yield, gardeners must prune early growth. Likewise, an independent school may at some point need to cut its tuition or “reset” the sticker price in order to grow net tuition revenue.


  • Leadership
  • | Membership

2024 NBOA Annual Meeting: Leading through Disruption: Shawn Kanungo 9 min read

Opening keynote speaker Shawn Kanungo has helped hundreds of business leaders innovate their organizations’ approaches to finance, technology and workplace culture.



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