Ask the Expert

Ask questions, get answers.

Join AGB experts online for an “ask-me-anything” session regarding COVID-19 impacts, decision-making, and risks.  Select a time and relevant topic of your choosing.  You’ll be connected to our Zoom page for details on registration and the facilitator of the open discussion. 

To ensure optimal engagement and interaction, sessions are capped at 20 participants and will not be recorded to support open dialogue and Q&A.

Unlike AGB webinars, Ask the Expert sessions are discussion-driven and participation is encouraged.  Sessions are facilitated by AGB consultants and average 45-60 minutes in duration. All times below are Eastern Time (ET):

Join one or more Ask the Expert sessions.

Effective Board Meeting Preparedness for Institutionally Related Foundations (Nov 9 at 2 PM ET)

AGB OnBoard helps your foundation get back to the boardroom and maintain business continuity for effective board meeting management – either virtually or in person. AGB OnBoard’s Matthew Maxwell will host this session, joined by an AGB member who is also a user of the platform for a special “ask-me-anything” open forum. Here you will discuss how board portals improve board meetings, mitigate risk, and how you are prepared for changes ahead.

Host: Matthew Maxwell, AGB OnBoard

Guest:
Heather Spencer, executive associate and board liaison, College of Charleston Foundation

Tuesday, November 9 from 2PM ET

Honest Questions about JDE&I (Nov 30 at 2 PM ET)

Most private colleges have embraced the principles of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion (JDE&I). Many have hired professionals at the senior level to oversee the implementation of those principles. But the next steps are even harder. Come to this session and ask your toughest questions about challenging long-standing assumptions and changing core processes as you help move your institutional culture from laudable principles to just practices.

Who should attend: Private institution members

Host: David Rowe, PhD, practice leader for private higher education and foundations, AGB Consulting

Guests:
Carlton Brown, practice leader for justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, AGB Consulting

Kim Bobby, senior consultant, AGB Consulting

Tuesday, November 30 from 2PM ET

Effective Board Meeting Preparedness for Private Institutions (Dec 6 at 1 PM ET)

AGB OnBoard helps your institution get back to the boardroom and maintain business continuity for effective board meeting management – either virtually or in person. AGB OnBoard’s Matthew Maxwell will host this session, joined by an AGB member who is also a user of the platform for a special “ask-me-anything” open forum. Here you will discuss how board portals improve board meetings, mitigate risk, and how you are prepared for changes ahead.

Monday, December 6 from 1PM ET

Virtual Learning and Virtual Working: What Should Boards and Presidents of Private Colleges Know? (Dec 14 at 2 PM ET)

Boards and presidents of private colleges and universities might be aware of how technology is revolutionizing other industries but may feel some resistance to the implications for the traditional higher education sector. Attendees will be able to ask basic questions about how to anticipate and embrace this significant paradigm shift—and adapt to it.

Who should attend: Private institution members

Host: David Rowe, PhD, practice leader for strategic transformation of private higher education and foundations, AGB Consulting

Guests:
Amy Hilbelink, vice chancellor of online operations at South College and AGB senior consultant

Tuesday, December 14 from 2PM ET