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Events & Programs

Events

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges holds several events and programs throughout the year to expand knowledge and enhance the governance process.

Webinar: Ensuring Success: Becoming an Effective Board Member at an Independent Institution

Governing board members of private and proprietary institutions will gain an understanding of fiduciary duties and discover the habits of successful boards allowing them to fulfill responsibilities confidently and effectively.

Webinar: Ensuring Success: How to Be an Effective Board Member at a Public College, University, or System

Governing board members of public colleges, universities, and systems will gain an understanding of fiduciary duties and discover the habits of successful boards allowing them to fulfill responsibilities confidently and effectively.

2015 Professional Development Conference for Board Professionals

Register now for the 2015 Professional Development Conference for Board Professionals. Engage with your colleagues and enhance the skills and knowledge you need to support today’s university and college governing boards.

Oct 4 - 5, 2015
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Webinar: Fulfilling Financial Responsibilities: How Board Members and CFOs Can Contribute to More Effective Governance

Experts in the field discuss best practices for board members and CFO’s using AGB’s report Consequential Boards: Adding Value Where It Matters Most as a guide. Participants will explore how to improve their board presentations and communications by focusing on the key questions and concerns of board members. Tools and examples will be shared.

Meeting of University Foundation Legal Counsel

Devoted to participant discussion, this annual program affords a unique opportunity for foundation attorneys to canvas thorny challenges with a group of informed peers. The agenda will also include briefings on specialized topics by national experts.

Oct 7 - 9, 2015
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Strengthening Board Committees Workshop

The Strengthening Board Committees Workshop is designed for individuals interested in improving the effectiveness of their boards and evaluating their board structure. It will provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to serve their institutions more effectively.

Nov 8 - 9, 2015
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Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

Since 1985 more than 900 teams have built stronger, more effective partnerships at AGB's Institutes, AGB's premier program for presidents and board chairs.

Jan 10 - 12, 2016
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2016 Foundation Leadership Forum

Plan now to attend AGB's 2016 Foundation Leadership Forum! It's the only national conference that brings together board members, foundation chief executives, development staff, and institutional leaders to foster more effective foundations.

Jan 24 - 26, 2016
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2016 Workshop for Board Professionals

Save the date to attend the 2016 Workshop for Board Professionals in Washington, DC. 

Apr 15 - 17, 2016
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2016 National Conference on Trusteeship

Explore innovative ideas and gain new perspectives from some of the nation’s leading thinkers and key policy makers—equipping you with the right knowledge, skills, and direction to bring about consequential change

Apr 17 - 19, 2016
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Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

Since 1985 more than 900 teams have built stronger, more effective partnerships at AGB's Institutes, AGB's premier program for presidents and board chairs.

Jun 21 - 23, 2016
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