Table of Contents
Safeguarding Ethics in College Admissions
By Charlotte West
With college admissions coming under public scrutiny, boards of trustees need to understand their institutions’ enrollment management practices now more than ever.
Stronger Together: Building Better Relationships Between Foundations and Universities
By Christopher Connell
Institutionally Related Foundations and the universities they are connected to can accomplish more with a good relationship. When there is collaboration, strong ties with foundations can yield more than endowments: the local community can benefit and alumni can be more engaged with the institution overall.
High-Performance Governance Is All About the Quality of the Questions Asked
By William Donaldson and Joseph G. Burke
The ability to ask the most consequential questions about strategic institutional issues is the major characteristic of high-performance governance.
To Improve New Board Member Orientation, Flip It!
By Julie E. Wollman and Katie Herschede
Colleges and universities have the power to model board orientations on what effective professors are already doing—by flipping their classrooms and providing hands-on experiences for new trustees.
How Can Trustees Achieve Intergenerational Equity in the Face of Rising Costs?
By Cathleen Rittereiser
The Commonfund Higher Education Price Index® (HEPI) is an inflation index for colleges and universities. This article explains why and how the HEPI matters to trustees and how they can and should employ it to achieve intergenerational equity.
On My Agenda
Six Principles of Strategic Board Leadership
By Henry Stoever
News in Brief
A sampling of national higher education news
Changing Roles of Higher Education Lawyers
By Steve Dunham
When Will They Ever Learn?
A former college president’s view on what trustees needs to know about fulfilling their fiduciary duties
By Roger Hull
Focus on the Presidency
By Tom Sullivan
Foundations of Consequence
New Year Brings Significant Challenges for College and University Foundations
By Cheri E. O’Neill
View from the Board Chair
So, You’re the Board Chair
By Cathy A. Trower
AGB Announces New Membership Benefits
Trusteeship Launches a New Digital Edition
New AGB Podcast Released
New Guardians Briefs
Third Annual Trustee Index Released
A Question For…
What is Important in a Presidential Search for an International University?