Advocacy & Public Policy

Moving the field forward.

AGB advocates on behalf of our members. We work to ensure the views of our members are at the forefront of state and federal policy discussions regarding board governance, institutional leadership, student success, and institutional vitality. We work to improve society’s understanding and perception of the value of higher education. And we sponsor a number of other advocacy projects that address pressing issues in higher education.

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The Guardians Initiative Project

Reclaiming the Public Trust in Higher Education

AGB launched The Guardians Initiative to involve college and university board members in countering growing skepticism about the value of higher education.

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Special Initiatives

AGB advocates progress and results for governing boards through a variety of ongoing projects—analyzing and addressing higher education issues such as college completion, athletics, innovation, shared governance, leadership, historically black colleges and universities, and financial aid policies.

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