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Shared Governance and the NLRB’s New Rules on Faculty Unions

Steven C. Bahls is the president of Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. He has written extensively about shared governance in higher education. His writings having been published in numerous...

Come in from the Cold! The 2015 Workshop for Board Professionals

This guest post is from Irene Birrell, chair of the board professionals programs committee and the university secretary at Western University, and Kai Swanson,  vice chair of the board...

Becoming Consequential Boards through Shared Governance – Boston Reflections

Last week about 100 New England area higher education board members, administrators, and policy experts braved the cold and the snow for a panel discussion of our report, Consequential Boards: Adding...

Top Public Policy Issues: College Access and Affordability [Excerpt]

College access and affordability is a topic that has been in the news lately due to President Obama's proposal to make two years of community college free. The below excerpt from AGB's...

Educational Quality in Business Terms

Educational quality in universities is complex and nuanced.Educational quality is one of the board’s top priorities. More broadly, educational quality is inculcated institutionally as a key...