Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

ACUBO Campus Business Officer Benchmarking Tool

  • Tuesday, July 16
  • 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 18CD
  • MS


Archibald Asawa

VP for Finance & Adm., CFO & Chief Investment Officer

Soka University of America

Aliso Viejo, California

Gregory Deppong


Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Patrick Wamsley

Chief Financial Officer

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

Mitchell Wein

Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance

Haverford College

Haverford, Pennslyvania


More than ever, business officers are facing critical decisions regarding resource allocation in light of increasing demands for accountability. National databases contain a wealth of data to help guide resource allocation decisions that assist in driving institutional effectiveness. In this session, attendees will learn how national databases, such as IPEDS and the Campus Benchmarking Initiative, can provide essential data through application of peer data analysis. The speakers will provide a framework for using spend analytics to evaluate financial operations at higher education institutions.

Learning Objectives

  • Realize the value of data within existing national databases
  • Improve institutional effectiveness by analyzing expenditure data to guide decision making
  • Employ analyses of peer institution data to improve decision making