New Dimensions: Finding Depth with a Smaller Board, May/June 2017

Volume 25,  Number 3   //    May/June 2017

Get started on your summer reading with Trusteeship! Renowned innovator Paul LeBlanc, president of the University of Southern New Hampshire, opens the issue by encouraging boards to explore New Dimensions: Finding Depth with a Smaller Board. Charlotte M. Roberts and Martha W. Summerville encourage another dimension of consciousness with their article about boards’ needs to evolve in The Mindfulness Gap. Today’s students are reporting increased stress and other psychological conditions, raising the stakes for universities in everything from admission to crisis management; our story, Under Pressure: The Growing Demand for Student Mental Health Services by Lee Burdette Williams, is a must-read. Ed Johnson and Molly Corbett Broad predict Here Comes the Golden Age of Higher Education. Finally, three-time president Scott D. Miller shares his thoughts and experiences in Getting on Board: How Presidents and Trustees Can Build Successful Strategies. Happy reading!

In This Issue:

New Dimensions: Finding Depth with a Smaller Board
The Mindfulness Gap
Under Pressure: The Growing Demand for Student Mental Health Services
Here Comes the Golden Age of Higher Education
Getting on Board: How Presidents and Trustees Can Build Successful Strategies
What Is Higher Education Law?
Transitioning from the 60,000-Foot View
Trustee-Faculty Relations in a Time of Stress
What Is the Transient Competitive Edge?