AGB Calendar: Upcoming Events

October 29, 2014

At the heart of a board’s fiduciary responsibility is the oversight of educational quality; however it is also a responsibility they share with faculty and administrators. Through this webinar, participants will gain the tools, language, structure, and means to engage constructively in educational quality and create good working relationships with faculty and academic administrators.

November 4, 2014

This interactive workshop identifies characteristics of high-preforming fundraising boards and discusses key governance tools and best practices that help focus boards’ work in support of institutional advancement efforts. It will also address the role of board members as fiduciaries and stewards of contributed gift funds.

November 6, 2014

Join us at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for a briefing on Consequential Boards: Adding Value Where it Matters Most, a new report by the National Commission on College and University Board Governance.

November 9, 2014 - November 10, 2014

How well do committees function within your board? What are their best practices? How should their members spend their time and link to the work of the board? Join AGB this fall for a two-day workshop to gain tangible solutions for creating high-performing committees.

November 19, 2014

Join us for a webinar on "all things apps." Learn about Apple and Android apps that will apply to your work as a board professional and help your board be more productive.

December 11, 2014

Leadership for change is more important than ever. In this demanding environment, the structure of governance itself should not be an additional risk factor to higher education. Yet, too often it is. This panel discussion will focus on the report and recommendations of AGB's National Commission on College and University Board Governance and on how these pitfalls can be avoided and higher education's mission advanced.

January 7, 2015

Leadership for change is more important than ever. In this demanding environment, the structure of governance itself should not be an additional risk factor to higher education. Yet, too often it is. This panel discussion will focus on the report and recommendations of AGB's National Commission on College and University Board Governance and on how these pitfalls can be avoided and higher education's mission advanced.

January 11, 2015 - January 13, 2015

This popular program enables both members of an institution's leadership team to strengthen their relationship to benefit their college or university. In a stimulating atmosphere, board chairs and presidents can discover new and better ways to collaborate and lead their institutions.

January 25, 2015 - January 27, 2015

AGB’s Foundation Leadership Forum is the only national conference that brings together foundation board members, senior executives institutional development leaders, as well as presidents and chancellors, to explore innovative ideas and share best practices with colleagues and experts from across the country. The meeting provides a unique opportunity to prepare board members for leadership roles and foster more effective partnerships with the institution.

February 18, 2015

Leadership for change is more important than ever. In this demanding environment, the structure of governance itself should not be an additional risk factor to higher education. Yet, too often it is. This panel discussion will focus on the report and recommendations of AGB's National Commission on College and University Board Governance and on how these pitfalls can be avoided and higher education's mission advanced.

February 22, 2015 - February 24, 2015

Part of the Initiative for Strengthening HBCU Governance and Leadership, this premier institute allows board chairs and presidents to join with a network of peers for an intensive three-day working session to develop more effective working relationships and the structure to craft a shared agenda.

April 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015

This annual workshop, held in conjunction with the National Conference on Trusteeship, is open to board professionals in higher education: those individuals who staff boards of trustees in roles such as assistant to the president, general counsel, secretary of the college, assistant secretary of the board, vice president, and chief of staff.

April 18, 2015

This popular program enables board leaders and chief executives to strengthen their relationship to benefit their systems. In a stimulating one-day event, teams can discover new and better ways to collaborate and formulate system-specific action plans that address strategic challenges or improve governance. This institute will be held the day before the beginning of AGB’s and NASH’s annual conferences.

April 19, 2015 - April 21, 2015

Held over three days, the National Conference on Trusteeship is the premier gathering of higher education leaders and board members. Sessions focus on governance-related questions, higher education trends, and national challenges affecting colleges, universities, and state systems. Join us, members of your board, trustees from across the globe, and academic leaders to understand the issues and find your solutions.

June 23, 2015 - June 25, 2015

This popular program enables both members of an institution's leadership team to strengthen their relationship to benefit their college or university. In a stimulating atmosphere, board chairs and presidents can discover new and better ways to collaborate and lead their institutions.