Trusteeship: May/June

Volume 24,  Number 3   //    May/June 2016

Table of Contents 



Reprogramming Our Financial GPS
By Mark Putnam

Broad economic and demographic realities are necessitating that boards reset their thinking as board members and reprogram their financial navigation systems.

Risk Taking: Public-Private Partnerships and Effective Governing Boards
By Darryl G. Greer and Michael W. Klein

The changed financial environment requires that institutions find new revenue streams while at the same time use more efficient cost-management tools. One option is building public-private partnerships with constituencies outside of education.

The Bedrock of Board Culture
By Richard Chait

Higher education boards have become more attentive to board culture, and some are challenging deeply held assumptions about how they operate and what their ultimate role and purpose are.

Toward an Inclusive Campus Community: A Panel Discussion from AGB’s National Conference on Trusteeship
By Claudio Sanchez

Five leaders in higher education convened at AGB’s National Conference on Trusteeship to discuss how to provide a supportive and enriching environment for all students, faculty, and staff.


Board Policies, Practices, and Composition Highlighted in New AGB Research

Trusteeship Trends
The Battle over Bathrooms

Focus on the Presidency
The Swing of the Pendulum. Or as We Say in French, Plus Ça Change….
By Roseann O’Reilly Runte

View from the Board Chair
The Role of the Board in Transformation
By David G. Turner

A Question For…
Deborah Santiago
What Should Boards Know about HSIs?