Publications By Topic: Finance and Endowment

The Governance Committee - Foundation Boards
Publications
2014
The governance committee (also known as the “committee on directors,” the “nominating committee” or the “committee on trustees”) is...
Understanding Foundation Finances Cover
Publications
2014
Public university and college foundations play a critical role in helping public institutions achieve their missions and make college more affordable, accessible, and...
The Finance Committee
Publications
2013
Today’s colleges and universities are under great stress as they work to sustain and expand the resources needed to fulfill their missions. That, in turn, requires...
Toolkit Cover
Publications
2012
Developed specifically for independent institutions, this Fundraising Toolkit contains five resources for board members or any senior leader that wants a better understanding...
Toolkit Cover
Publications
2012
The Strategic Finance Toolkit has five resources to help board members navigate the variety of financial issues at any institution.   Strategic Finance: Planning and...
Toolkit Cover
Publications
2012
Get all of the bestselling Effective Committee Series in one set! The Academic Affairs Committee The Audit Committee The Facilities Committee The Governance Committee (...
Toolkit Cover
Publications
2012
This toolkit, designed specifically for board members at independent institutions, contains six resources that cover a variety of key topics for trustees, including the...
Toolkit Cover
Publications
2012
This toolkit, designed specifically for trustees and regents at public institutions, contains six resources that cover a variety of key topics for trustees, including the...
Reports and Surveys
2011
This 2011 report is intended to provide foundation staff and boards, as well as administrators and boards of public colleges, universities, and university systems, with an...
Reports and Surveys
2011
The content of this edition of the State Governance Action Report was informed by newspaper reports, online reports, state and institutional Web sites, and conversations with...
Reports and Surveys
2011
The latest State Governance Action Report (SGAR) covering current or just recently completed legislative sessions. Among the most important issues being considered are...
Publications
2011
The audit committee serves as the guardian of an institution's most valuable asset: its reputation.  As colleges and universities have become subject to intense scrutiny...
The Investment Committee
Publications
2011
This publication is part of an AGB series devoted to strengthening the role of key standing committees of governing boards. While there is no optimum committee system for...
Reports and Surveys
2010
From March through May 2010, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) conducted an online survey of board chairs from independent colleges and...
Reports and Surveys
2010
From the Introduction: This is the second consecutive year that the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is reporting on the financial...
Publications
2009
Trustees have no greater responsibility than to ensure an institution's financial health in support of its mission. A Bowdoin College trustee and the president of Guilford...
Reports and Surveys
2009
In March and April of 2009, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), in partnership with the National Association of College and University...
Reports and Surveys
2009
This report provides an overview of current financial conditions in public higher education. Using such metrics as funding levels, budget cuts, strategies for cost reductions...
Reports and Surveys
2009
This survey was jointly conducted by AGB and United Educators and reports data on attitudes, practices and policies regarding enterprise risk management among American...
Publications
2009
Much has happened in the ten years since Understanding Financial Statements was first published, not only from a financial reporting perspective but also from an economic,...
Publications
2007
An overview of the essentials of sound endowment spending, asset allocation, portfolio structure, manager selection, and performance evaluation.
Publications
2006
Strategic Finance engages strategic planning and budgeting topics and marries them to actionable steps that boards, presidents, and CFOs can take to navigate a course of...
Publications
2004
Endowment Management: A Practical Guide will help you establish policies and understand the essentials of successful endowment growth and management. This exciting new book...
Reports and Surveys
2002
This 2002 study by AGB highlights the twenty-three states that have established matching funds programs for higher education, details the nature of the dollar matches, and...
Reports and Surveys
2002
Jane V. Wellman, a senior associate with The Institute for Higher Education Policy, identifies five steps boards--and policymakers--can take to diagnose and act on the short-...