Shared Governance

By AGB December 14, 2020 January 30th, 2023 FAQs
AGB FAQs Shared Governance

Engage your board in achieving a commonly supported mission through shared governance.

In higher education’s volatile environment, shared governance is essential. It adds substantial value to institutional progress and innovation. However, effective shared governance is about more than who is responsible for what. This guide provides general information on what shared governance is, as well as guidelines for the features and attributes that are necessary for an effective shared governance process.

Download this FAQ guide to learn answers to the following:

  • What is shared governance?
  • Who are the key constituents in shared governance?
  • How is governance in higher education different from governance of other corporations?
  • What can governing boards do to demonstrate their commitment to shared governance?
  • How do you assess the state of shared governance?