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“Hoarding” and Endowment Outliers

In a two-part series, David Bass, AGB’s director of foundation programs and research, responds to a recent New York Times editorial by Victor Fleischer about endowments. In today’s post,...

What Are Good Reference Call Strategies?

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...

For Board Professionals By Board Professionals

The AGB Board Professionals, endorsed by AGB, facilitates and encourages educational and professional services and opportunities for board professionals from AGB member institutions. Lorrie Kyle is...

How Best to Determine Aid Policies (Case Study #2)

The Looking Under the Hood: Institutional Aid Benchmarking Tool was developed in collaboration with AGB and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and is...

Toward Consequential Committees

Many boards believe they need to improve their committees in some way. Some board members lament that they just listen to reports. Others think that most committees other than finance are of little...