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AGB Membership is the first step in strengthening higher education governing boards and the strategic roles they serve within their institutions and foundations.  Through our vast library of insights, resources, educational events, and expert consulting services, we empower 40,000 AGB members from more than 2,000 institutions and foundations to navigate complex issues, implement leading practices, streamline operations, and govern with confidence. 



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Strengthen your board.

Gain exclusive access to AGB resources, educational events, and services.

Be thoroughly prepared→

Prepare for board service and the issues you’ll face with a vast library of resources in the AGB Knowledge Center.

Be connected→

Learn and connect with the experts on governance—other board members— at AGB events and programs.

Be heard→

Influence the policies and regulations that will affect your institution through AGB’s advocacy.

Be a strategic board→

Navigate challenges and change with AGB Consulting.

Be guided by an effective leader→

Find your institution’s next leader with AGB Search.

Be effective→

Conduct highly productive board meetings with AGB OnBoard.

“Colleges and universities have opportunities to be members of an array of professional organizations. In my opinion, AGB gives you one of the best returns on investment because of the knowledge base, the outreach, and the willingness to truly partner with your university and your foundation.”

Jane Barghothi

Vice Chancellor, University Advancement; President, Appalachian State University Foundation

Join 2,000 institutions and 40,000 members.

Save 20% on new membership through August 23, 2024.

There are four key reasons institutions and institutionally related foundations become AGB members. AGB membership enables boards, leaders, and board professionals to:

  1. Apply best practices throughout their operations.
  2. Use director education to drive continuous improvement.
  3. Anticipate emerging trends, risks, and challenges.
  4. Understand the impact of regulations and policies.
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