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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September/October 2020


  • Increasing Diversity on the Boards of Colleges and Universities
  • Governing in and through a Pandemic
  • Force Majeure in the New Landscape of 2020 
  • New Challenges for the Academic Affairs Committee  
  • Trustees Need to Address Racism  
Assessing and Developing College and University Presidents

Assessing and Developing College and University Presidents

Assessing and Developing College and University Presidents updates recommended practices for continuous and annual assessments, comprehensive 360 assessments, and focused assessments, and shows how to integrate leadership development into each model. MacTaggart’s extensive experience as a consultant informs the major theme that contemporary presidents are running an academic enterprise, and therefore assessments in all forms must be tailored to the skills and behaviors needed to a successful enterprise leader.

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.