Trusteeship: January/February

Volume 25,  Number 1   //    January/February 2017

Table of Contents 



Uncertainty in Changing Times

A panel of experts spoke to Trusteeship about the potential implications of a new administration to higher education policy.

Decisions, Decisions
By Richard Chait

What can boards do to advance good governance and better define different parties’ roles in decision-making?

Too Big to Fail
By Kevin P. Reilly

Independent-minded governance in the public interest, along with informed advocacy by system board members, will burnish the reputation of these educational systems

The Tandem Tightrope Walk
By Thomas K. Hyatt

The key to achieving mutual understanding and balance between institutional leadership and the foundation board is to acknowledge, accept, and respect each other’s roles, duties, and obligations.

Disrupting Assumptions: e-Learning at Liberal-Arts Colleges
By Kim Cassidy, Jennifer Spohrer, and Ruth Lindeborg

The experience—largely positive—of Bryn Mawr College in introducing e-learning to a traditional liberal-arts curriculum and what was learned as a result.


Heat Map
How to Be Sunshine Savvy
By Ellen-Earle Chaffee

Legal Standpoint
What Duties Does a Lawyer Owe the Institution?
By Steve Dunham

Focus on the Presidency
Courageous Boards Will Move Higher Education Forward
By Kwang-Wu Kim

View from the Board Chair
The End Goal: A Service to Those We Serve
By Marvin O. Teer Jr.

A Question For…
Andy Brantley
What’s Next for the Overtime Pay Rule?