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The financial aid office, incredibly beneficial to schools, can provide incredible risks to schools.  The latest challenges pertain to the Graham Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) and changes in the Department of Education Financial Viability Ratios.

Business Risks from the Student Financial Aid Office

Gone are the days of siloing responsibilities and each office working independently. While segregation of duties and internal controls remain vital to a higher education institution’s health, they are insufficient on their own. A failure to thoughtfully consider the related impacts between functional areas or departments creates business risks that may stilt your institution’s ability […]

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Biblical fundraising is not just about money.  Three keys to effective, Biblical fundraising are to seek the glory of God (not just money), pray earnestly (to prioritize maintaining our relationship with him instead of the money) and leave the results to God.

3 Keys to Effective, Biblical Fundraising

What’s your cause?   Is it funding a Christian university or scholarship program?  Perhaps a non-profit food pantry or a missions organization? No matter the cause, generating financial support (fundraising) is a necessary part of it, right? The task seems daunting and perhaps even shallow sometimes; however, did you know Scripture teaches us how to […]

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North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals (NACCAP)

Last Updated: May 2018 1.  Upcoming Conference Date, Location, Airport June 5–8, 2018 Trinity Western University – Langley, British Columbia, Canada YVR (Vancouver International Airport) 2.  Mission (purpose, niche) NACCAP exists to provide professional development, support and encouragement for Christian College, Graduate School and Seminary admissions personnel and High School guidance counselors across North America. […]

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Among the student aid myths sometimes believed in Christian colleges are ones suggesting the government will tell the school that it cannot teach from a Biblical worldview.

Federal Student Aid Myths That Christian Colleges Believe

We are frequently asked, “How will my institution be negatively affected by participating in the Higher Education Act Title IV student financial assistance programs?” Student aid myths abound. Many negative tales are spread by well-meaning people that convince some institutions to not participate in these programs. We have even heard of college presidents, directors, and […]

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