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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: Staging an Engaging Board Meeting

Conceiving and realizing effective board meetings is similar to mounting successful theatrical productions. This webinar will focus on the key ingredients of a compelling, useful board meeting and the roles board professionals play in setting the stage.

Institute for Board Chairs and Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

Facilitated group sessions provide best practices in governance and effective strategies from other institutions, while president-chair team meetings and one-on-one consultations allow participants to focus on shared work at their own institutions.

Jan 10 - 12, 2016
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Webinar: Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The first in a three-part webinar series on leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this webinar, participants will focuses on the fundamental issues driving the current wave of student action and what board members need to know about diversity, equity and inclusion.

Webinar Series: Leadership for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In this three-part webinar series, gain a clearer understanding of the complex issues facing higher education leaders regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Participants may register for each webinar separately or save by registering for the series before January 13.

Jan 13 - 27, 2016
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Webinar: Improving Campus Climate

The second in a three-part webinar series on leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this webinar, participants will focuses on the questions board members should ask and what they can do to drive improvements in campus climate.

2016 Foundation Leadership Forum

Examine key policy issues confronting public higher education and explore the evolving role foundation boards will play in advancing their institutions. The 2016 Foundation Leadership Forum brings philanthropic leaders, policy makers, and foundation and institution administrators together and allows participants to foster effective and strategic partnerships.

Jan 24 - 26, 2016
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Responsible Investing Roundtable: Luncheon and Workshop

Explore the rationales for responsible investing through an overview of the full spectrum of responsible investing practices. Discussion will identify questions boards should ask and examine how institutions are implementing different sorts of responsible investing practices.

Leveraging Volunteer Leadership and Effective Institution-Foundation Partnerships at Minority Serving Institutions

This workshop, for leaders of minority serving institutions (MSIs) and foundations affiliated with MSIs, provides an overview of the role affiliated foundations play in fundraising.

Webinar: Making the Commitment to Accomplish Transformational Change

The third in a three-part webinar series on leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this webinar, participants will focuses on how board members and institutional leaders can accomplish short- and long-term improvement in campus climate.

2016 Workshop for Board Professionals

Build on your expertise, enhance your understanding of governance, and strengthen your role as a board professional. Open to those professionals in higher education 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 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 at your own institution.

Apr 17 - 19, 2016
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Institute for Board Leaders and Executives of Public Universities and Colleges

As public universities and colleges face great challenges and new opportunities, their future success is dependent on boards that govern effectively. Boards must be prepared for the fundamental questions that shape their institutions' futures. Success requires a strong partnership between board leaders and senior administrators.

Jun 13 - 15, 2016
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