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New AGB Resource Details the Board’s Role in Evaluating College and University Readiness for Affiliation, Partnership, or Closure

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WASHINGTON, DC (October 5, 2021)— The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the premier organization advocating strategic board leadership in higher education, today published the book “Higher Education Business Models Under Stress: Achieving Graceful Transitions in the Academy,” detailing the necessary considerations that boards and senior leaders must make to ensure institutional financial health.

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AGB Welcomes Experts R. Barbara Gitenstein and David Bass to Association Staff

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WASHINGTON, DC (September 29, 2021)—The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the premier organization advocating strategic board governance in higher education, announced today that R. Barbara (Bobby) Gitenstein, PhD, and David Bass are joining the organization as senior vice president for consulting and executive director for philanthropic governance, respectively.

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AGB CEO Statement

Statement by AGB President and CEO Henry Stoever on President Biden’s Recent Executive Actions

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“We stand in support of President Biden’s directive to the attorney general and the secretary of homeland security to take all actions ‘to preserve and fortify’ the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) guidance. This action will allow for more than 700,000 DACA recipients to remain in the United States and advance their educational aspirations…”

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AGB Announces Six Higher Education Governing Boards Selected to Receive 2021 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership

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WASHINGTON, DC (January 14, 2021)—The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the premier organization representing higher education governing boards, in partnership with TIAA, a Fortune 100 financial services organization dedicated to helping its clients pursue financial well-being, today announced that they have selected six boards to receive the 2021 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership.

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