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Top Tweets Recently

For some Thursday entertainment, here are our favorite presidential tweets from first semester. You can find us @AGBtweets, @TshipAGB, and @LegonAGB. The great "indoorsman" takes the...

2014 AGB Survey of Higher Education Governance

Regular board self-assessments are less of a priority for boards of both public and independent institutions than in the past. A whopping 42 percent of independents, up from 17 percent in 2011, and...

Addressing the Board’s Risk Factor

In these challenging times, AGB’s national commission noted that, “Governance itself should not be an additional risk factor.” Commission members felt the need to suggest that the people entrusted...

What Does a Search Committee Weight Most Strongly?

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...

Institutionally Affiliated Foundations and Alumni Associations

The relationship between institutionally affiliated foundations and alumni associations, like many other campus auxiliaries, is complex. Understanding whether and how the two entities collaborate and...