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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: Becoming Consequential Boards

Leadership for change is more important than ever, with the choices ahead more urgent and complex. 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 webinar is a panel discussion on AGB's National Commission on College and University Board Governance. 
 

2015 Workshop for Board Professionals

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.

Apr 17 - 19, 2015
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Leadership Institute for Board Leaders and Executives of Public University Systems

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.

2015 National Conference on Trusteeship

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.

Apr 19 - 21, 2015
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Presidential Initiative: Kickoff Meeting

The Presidential Initiative is an integrated set of four activities aimed at strengthening presidential leadership through successful governance. The program is intended for presidents who see strong value in engaging their boards to advance key strategic institutional priorities.

Jun 1 - 2, 2015
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Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

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.

Jun 23 - 25, 2015
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2015 Professional Development Conference for Board Professionals

Save The Date! 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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Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

Mark your calendars! The AGB 2016 Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities will be held on January 10 - 12, 2016 in Naples, FL. 

Jan 10 - 12, 2016
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