Board Fundamentals

Govern with knowledge and confidence.

Find the information you need on essential board responsibilities and functions. Use these resources to address issues, fine-tune your practices, and adapt to new circumstances.

Resources for effective performance.

Learn how boards operate.

Academic Affairs→

Oversee issues related to students and faculty.

Board Assessment→

Evaluate and enhance board performance.

Board Roles & Responsibilities→

Understand what is expected of board members.

Board Structure & Culture→

Nurture strong relationships and interactions.

FAQs→

Answers to questions about board service

Fiduciary Duties→

Ensure board members understand their responsibilities.

Orientation→

Help new board members onboard quickly and effectively.

Presidential Assessment→

Evaluate and develop executive performance.

The Presidency→

Establish clear mutual expectations for the president.

Public Policy→

Address issues that affect higher education.

Shared Governance→

Balance accountability, participation, and decision making.

Resources for effective performance.

Learn how boards operate.

Academic Affairs→

Oversee issues related to students and faculty.

Board Assessment→

Evaluate and enhance board performance.

Board Roles & Responsibilities→

Understand what is expected of board members.

Board Structure & Culture→

Nurture strong relationships and interactions.

FAQs→

Answers to questions about board service.

Fiduciary Duties→

Ensure board members understand their responsibilities.

Orientation→

Help new board members onboard quickly and effectively.

Presidential Assessment→

Evaluate and develop executive performance.

The Presidency→

Establish clear mutual expectations for the president.

Public Policy→

Address issues that affect higher education.

Shared Governance→

Balance accountability, participation and decision-making.