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The Price of Perpetuity: Has the Renaming of Avery Fisher Hall Changed the Naming Rights Game?

Last year, colleges and universities raised over $34 billion in private support. The vast majority of that figure were major gifts—many of which came with naming rights. Ideally, naming rights...

Public Higher Education Boards

With 50 different states, there are 50 different ways to structure public higher education boards in the U.S.From Alabama (with a mix of institution, system, and coordinating boards and a governor...

The Benefits of an Interim Appointment

Many university and college presidents have retired or will do so in the next few years; some studies estimate that nearly 60 percent of all college presidents are age 61 or older.Partly due to this...

Governance and the Sunshine

It’s been a long, cold, snowy winter for many of us, and spring still feels too far away. If you’re looking for sunshine and warmer temperatures, Phoenix is just the place for you. And,...

Boards Must Know the Score

Selection Sunday. The Big Dance. Bracketology. March Madness.With the return of the NCAA's annual men's and women's basketball tournaments, much of the nation's attention is turned,...