Sexual Assault on Campuses
One of the board's basic responsibilities is to remain informed about institutional issues and the challenges confronting higher education. Currently, no issue is getting more attention than sexual assaults on campus. In fact, in a recent column by Lawrence White, he states that "sexual violence by one student against another as one of the most daunting challenges facing higher education today." Below are some resources that offer guidance on boards' fiduciary duty and overall responsibility to address issues related to sexual misconduct.
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See recent statements from AGB, including Board Responsibility for the Oversight of Educational Quality and Board Responsibility for Institutional Governance
2013 publication by Janice Abraham on accountability
The complete guide to the topic by AGB Search's Jamie Ferrare and Joe Johnston