Programs & Events

Learn and connect.

Meet and hear from the world’s foremost experts on governance — other trustees, board professionals, and subject matter experts. Join us in person for discussions and networking. Or online whenever it’s convenient for you.

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Join university and college foundation board members, chief executives, campus presidents and other senior staff for three half days of learning and knowledge sharing in the quest to advance institutional outcomes and student success.

Expand your expertise as a board professional. Open to assistants to the president, general counsels, secretaries of the college, assistant secretaries of the board, vice presidents, and chiefs of staff and others who staff the board.

Join other higher education leaders and governing boards at the premier national conference for trustees designed to drive consequential change and to advance higher education when it matters most.

Institutes and Retreats enable presidents and board chair teams to strengthen their relationships, find answers to emerging challenges, and develop an action agenda for the board.

Webinars

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Webinars and workshops are included in AGB membership. Register to attend new sessions or view previous webinars on demand.

Understand Board Fundamentals

New Board Member Orientation→
You will find this an indispensable tool for introducing board members to the fundamentals of higher education governance.

Webinars & Workshops→
Webinars and workshops are included in AGB membership. Register to attend new sessions or view previous webinars on demand.

New Board Member Orientation→
You will find this an indispensable tool for introducing board members to the fundamentals of higher education governance.

Governance Briefings→
For your next board meeting, use our shortcut notes to get up to speed on the most consequential issues facing higher education.

The John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership

The Nason Award, established in 1992, is presented in partnership with TIAA to higher education governing boards that demonstrate exceptional leadership and initiative. Honorees exemplify the critical work of boards from public and private institutions, statewide systems, and institutionally related foundations.

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Corporate Sponsorship

Gain valuable exposure and reach thousands
of higher education decision makers through
AGB events and other opportunities.