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The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is the premier organization centered on governance in higher education. Since 1921, the Association has had one central mission: to strengthen, protect, and advance this country’s unique form of citizen trusteeship through research, services, and advocacy. With more than 1,300 member boards representing nearly 2,000 institutions and over 35,000 individuals, AGB is a trusted advisor and an indispensable partner that supports a thriving and collaborative community of higher education leaders.


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AGB Board of Directors Appoints New President
Institute for Board Chairs & Presidents (Independent)

June 17 – 19, 2019 • Aspen, Colorado

An Anatomy of Good Board Governance in Higher Education

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