Knowledge Center

Find the resources you need.

Access to the Knowledge Center is an exclusive benefit for AGB members. Use these resources to understand the issues confronting your organization, prepare yourself for effective boardroom performance, and fulfill your responsibilities as a trustee.

May/June 2022


  • Drastic Pivots for Success
  • Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Boards: A Dozen Ideas to Make Progress
  • Failure to Act Is Not an Option: Boards Must Help Safeguard Campuses Against Sexual Predators
Top Strategic Issues for Boards 2022–2023


This biennial publication frames the most pressing challenges currently facing colleges and universities—those that demand the board’s strategic oversight, vision, and accountability to govern with confidence. The coronavirus pandemic has had profound effects on the operational and financial health of colleges and universities over the previous two years, and that stress put additional pressure on the preexisting fault lines across the higher education landscape, as the new edition makes clear.

Elizabeth Davis
Furman University

Heather M. Fehn
Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
The College of New Jersey

Richard Uchida
Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College
Colby College

Board members must stay ahead of complex issues that are constantly changing. These resources will help you explore and assess issues with just the right level of detail.

For new trustees, the boardroom is a new world. Quickly get up to speed on how boards operate, who does what, and how board members serve as partners to their presidents.

Find resources for your type of organization, including individual institutions, members of public university systems, and fundraising organizations.

Fulfill your specific duties—whether you serve on or support a board or board committee.

Understand the purpose, responsibilities, and composition of higher education’s key board committees.