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.

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May/June 2021


  • What Kind of Board Member Are You?
  • Developing a Personal Trustee Development Plan
  • Strategic Board Leadership for the Post-Pandemic Institution: Mission-Focused, Market(s)-Driven, and Data-Informed
  • In Tough Times, Schools Look to Lawyer Trustees to Lead  
  • Crossing the Line: The Challenges of Addressing University Faculty Free Speech   
Higher Education Public Policy

Top Public Policy Issues for Higher Education 2021–2022

This biennial publication is designed to help higher education governing boards understand the most pressing federal and state public policy issues affecting higher education. Top Public Policy Issues for Higher Education 2021–2022 captures policy expert’s best thinking on these issues and provides board members and campus leaders with invaluable guidance on public policy decisions most likely to affect higher education over the next two years.

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.

Different people learn in different ways. AGB supports you by providing resources in a wide range of formats.