Preventing Opioid Overdoses on Campuses: The Naloxone Solution
Colleges and universities are grappling with how to tackle the national opioid crisis as it spills onto campuses across the country. Several higher education institutions have initiated efforts to make the opioid antidote—naloxone—more widely available on their campuses and raise …Read Article
The AGB 2020 Trustee Index
The AGB 2020 Trustee Index is the third annual survey of college and university board members about those issues they see as the most pressing facing the sector and the institutions they serve. This AGB survey, conducted in collaboration with …Read Report
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Student Wellness: A Risk Perspective
November 13, 2019 - Student wellness is important for learning, and is therefore a key objective for an array of initiatives, offices, and policies in most colleges and universities. It can also present legal and …View Webinar
Campus Mental Health: Is New Infrastructure Needed?
Imagine the most complicated of traffic intersections: Washington, D.C.’s Dupont Circle, for example. Traffic comes in from all directions, swerves across multiple lanes, dodges inattentive pedestrians. It is a traffic nightmare. And it is an apt metaphor for the campus …Read Article
Boards Assisting Universities and Colleges to Address Student Wellness Concerns on a Broader Level
This blog post is provided by AGB's Sustaining Sponsor, Baker Tilly. A student’s well-being is essential for academic success and personal effectiveness. Universities face a number of challenges that impact students and their well-being, including compliance with laws and regulations, increased …Read Article
How Are Higher Education Institutions Preparing for Nontraditional Students?
The profile of a “typical” college student has undergone a remarkable shift within the past several decades. According to the U.S. Department of Education, nearly 75 percent of students today are over the age of 25, are working at least …Read Article
Can Institutions Learn to Live with Campus Carry?
In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., and Trump administration support for arming teachers, debates about the role of guns in schools are taking on a new intensity across communities and in state …Read Article
Hungry and Homeless: Tackling the Crisis of Basic Needs Insecurity
The number of students on the nation’s college and university campuses who do not have enough to eat or a safe place to sleep is a growing crisis. The problem of basic needs insecurity appears to affect most, if not …Read Article
Taking the Pulse of Campus Climate: Key Findings of the AGB Survey on Diversity and Inclusion
Campus climate issues continue to pervade many institutions, with related news stories commanding headlines across the country. Through oversight and leadership, college and university governing boards play an important role in helping to create inclusive campuses. AGB conducted a survey …Read Report
Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities in the Digital Age
Federal laws prohibit disability discrimination and entitle people with disabilities to “full and equal enjoyment” of services, facilities, and accommodations. As digital tools and resources have become essential to education, access to electronic information technology (EIT) has become a critical …Read Article