KPMG leverages our experience serving more than 200 colleges and universities across the country to provide valuable insights to help higher education leaders address the critical issues they face in a rapidly changing industry.
On the 2018 higher education audit committee agenda
Drawing on insights from our recent survey work as well as interactions over the last year with audit committees and senior management of colleges and universities, we have highlighted several areas under two banners – core responsibilities and enterprise risk management – that audit committees should keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2018 agendas.
On the 2017 higher education audit committee agenda
This brief discusses KPMG’s observations and recommendations for higher education audit committees in a number of areas, including financial reporting oversight, strengthening the finance organization, expanding cyber risk and security, and focusing on internal audit.
On the 2016 higher education audit committee agenda
Recommendations for Higher Education Audit Committees in their oversight of financial reporting, external and internal auditors, internal controls, ERM, and other risk areas.
In Session: with Dan Feitelberg
In Session features interviews with KPMG’s Higher Education professionals that are working with universities and colleges that are being tested by the rapid pace of change. The first in the series, Dan Feitelberg shares his thoughts on the industry and why a long-term financial outlook, focused on outcome-based approaches are proving to be most effective.
In Session: with Joe Seibert
In Session features interviews with KPMG’s Higher Education professionals that are working with universities and colleges that are being tested by the rapid pace of change. The second in the series, Joe Seibert shares his thoughts on the importance of protecting student data, the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) and what steps should be taken to be in compliance.
In Session: with Pete Irwin
In Session features interviews with KPMG’s Higher Education professionals that are working with universities and colleges that are being tested by the rapid pace of change. In this issue, Pete Irwin discusses how data and analytics can be used to make predictions about student engagement and student retention.
2015-2016 Higher Education Industry Outlook Survey
2014 Higher Education Industry Outlook Survey
KPMG’s Higher Education Industry Outlook Survey reflects the viewpoints of 120 senior executives and shares perspectives on transforming existing business models to optimize administrative costs, exploring opportunities for alternative revenue sources, and changing educational delivery models.
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Getting schooled: Identity and access management
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Higher Education Construction: Key challenges facing college and university capital investment
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