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Completion: What Questions Should Board Members Be Asking?

In the January/February issue Trusteeship, we examine the subject of degree completion from a number of angles. José Luis Santos and Kati Haycock of The Education Trust take on "Higher Education...

Engaging the Board in Fundraising

Rita Bornstein is is president emerita at Rollins College. During her tenure, the college’s endowment more than quintupled during her presidency, partly as a result of a fundraising campaign...

Evaluating Applications

This question is taken from AGB Search's monthly newsletter, "Securing Leadership," which features two questions -- one frequently asked by search committee members and another often...

Three Myths that Hinder Better College Completion Rates

Terry MacTaggart is a senior fellow at AGB and the former chancellor of the Minnesota State University System and the University of Maine System.Boards should be alert to three false beliefs in the...

The Inherent Tension of College Completion

David Maxwell is president emeritus of Drake University and a senior fellow with AGB.A few years ago, I participated in a telephone focus group of college and university presidents, conducted on...