Overcoming Inertia: Can Higher Education Change?, July/August 2010
This issue’s lead article, “Overcoming Inertia: Can Higher Education Change?”, poses difficult questions about higher education’s future and the work of boards in our current environment. For higher education to change in meaningful ways in order to address the demands and challenges of the future, governing boards also must be prepared in new ways for their work. Focusing on good governance policies and procedures will only get us so far. Boards also need to focus on building strength and capacity by getting the right people on board.