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Faculty, Governing Boards, and Institutional Governance



This 2009 study was conducted by AGB with the generous support of a grant from TIAA-CREF Institute. The paper reports common practices, barriers, and recommendations for engaging faculty and boards in institutional governance, and highlights the key role of the president in facilitating effective governance. The study included presidents, board members, chief academic officers, and other academic leaders in meetings, interviews, and a national survey.