Patric Wamsley

President's Message


On behalf of the SACUBO Board, I would like to wish you all the best in 2018. Thank you to our members, volunteers, and business partners for your support in 2017, and we look forward to working with you in 2018! We are proud to highlight our Year in Review and provide important information regarding upcoming events.

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Upcoming Events

Women's Leadership Forum

February 21 - 23, 2018

Embassy Suites Riverwalk Downtown, San Antonio, TX

Annual Meeting

May 06 - 08, 2018

Omni Hotel, Fort Worth, TX

NACUBO Rising Star Award Recipient


A Rising Star Award was presented to Sara Thorndike at the 2017 NACUBO Annual Meeting. Sara is the associate vice chancellor for finance and controller at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. An integral leader at UNCW, she was commended for her ability to focus on the details and filter the information needed by executive leadership for decision making and for being innovative, dedicated, forward-thinking, collaborative, and caring. Congratulations Sara!

Seeking New Staff or New Job Opportunities? SACUBO Can Help!


Whether you are adding staff to your department or considering a career move, SACUBO’s Resource Center can be a helpful tool. Member institutions are encouraged to utilize the job posting form to advertise open administrative and professional positions on the SACUBO website at no charge. The current job openings page is available to everyone regardless of membership and includes positions available throughout the Southern region.

Current Job Openings

Benefits of SACUBO Membership

  • Relevant, quality education for all levels of staff.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Resources to address emerging issues related to higher education.
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Benchmarking Program - Now Accepting 2017 Data

The benchmarking program is a customized, on-demand peer benchmarking service. It provides for data collection, analysis and reporting - all in one place. Users can identify resource investment (or reduction) opportunities, performance measures for divisions, and an overall view of best practice improvement areas. In addition, users can create customized peer groups for comparison. SACUBO has partnered with the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) for collection of data beginning with June 30, 2017 fiscal year reporting.

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Distinguished Service Award - Nomination Period is Open

Ronald Rhames
Dr. Ron Rhames - 2017 Recipient

The nomination period for the 2018 Distinguished Service Award is now open. This award is given to recognize an individual in the SACUBO region for distinguished service to higher education in the field of business and financial management. Dr. Ron Rhames, who currently serves as the President of Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC, was the recipient of the 2017 award. The 2018 award will be presented at the SACUBO Annual Meeting in Fort Worth, TX. Learn more, review the guidelines and submit a nomination form by February 28.

Distinguished Service