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Preparing Your Budget with Coronavirus in Mind

Join us for a virtual forum on how to prepare your institution’s budget with coronavirus in mind.

This session will explore ways to develop a reasonable budget focusing on strategic modifications to academic and administrative investments.

Hosted by Scott Carlson, a senior writer at The Chronicle, and Paul Friga, strategy expert, this forum will feature Laura Hubbard, vice president for finance and administration at the University at Buffalo, as they examine key questions many college leaders have during this time of uncertainty, including:

  • How much will revenue drop?
  • Which administrative expenses can we cut?
  • How do we transition academic investments?

With Support From Huron

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