Financial Sustainability in Higher Education

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Aspiring to be a resilient institution is a worthy goal these days, but many colleges and universities are cutting costs to achieve financial sustainability. Historically, schools have lacked the information to make good program-related decisions, but more are now exploring and implementing data-based strategies to address financial challenges.

Join BKD and nearby peer institutions to learn about real-world examples highlighting the methods and tools that are driving conversations about economic issues and helping colleges and universities map out detailed sustainability strategies.

Date:  Thursday, May 4, 2017 (unless noted below)
Time:  9–11:30 a.m. Local time (unless noted below)

Central Time Zone Eastern Time Zone Mountain Time Zone
Omaha Erie Denver
Kansas City Fort Wayne
St. Louis Indianapolis
Springfield, MO Pittsburgh
Chicago (12–4 p.m.) Louisville (May 3, 1–3:30 p.m.)
Oklahoma City (May 11) Cincinnati (May 3, 1–3:30 p.m.)
Tulsa (May 11)
San Antonio
Houston (9 a.m.–12 p.m.)
Nashville (May 16)
Little Rock
Jackson, MS
Dallas (10 a.m.–1 p.m.)

Learning Objectives

After completion of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss how universities are making informed decisions based on analyzing their costs and margins
  • Recognize what other university leaders are changing and implementing as a result of analyzing their cost margins
  • Identify solutions to address the challenges of analyzing costs and margins


CFOs, controllers, finance directors and other accounting or business office personnel

CPE Information

CPE Credit:  Up to 3 CPE credits in the Special Knowledge field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Program Level:  Overview
Delivery Method:  Group Live Seminar
Prerequisites:  None
Advance Preparation:   None
Refunds and Cancellations:  There is no fee associated with this seminar. For cancellations, please log in to your Eventbrite account and follow the cancellation instructions.

CPE Contact Information

If you have concerns or would like information regarding CPE credit, contact us at, 800.472.2745 or visit BKD’s FAQs.

BKD, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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