New Literacies for a Digital Age, March/April 2018

Volume 26,  Number 2   //    March/April 2018

Trusteeship kicks off spring with New Literacies for a Digital Age, an interview with Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun which examines the displacement of humans by machines and proffers a new model of learning. Kim Krisberg then offers readers A Fresh Perspective on Greek Life, sharing innovative steps some institutions are taking on hazing prevention. Next, John O’Brien‘s piece, IT: The New Strategic Imperative, highlights the need for leadership to treat technology as a transformative asset for their campuses. Jim Hundrieser and Terri Dautcher then look at The Complexities of Student Success, including persistence, student readiness, and degree planning. The Business of Higher Education is an excerpt from the first briefing in AGB’s Guardians Initiative, illuminating the value proposition of higher education. Finally, AGB recognizes and celebrates the five exemplary recipients of this year’s John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership in Recognizing Exceptional Boards. 

In This Issue:

New Literacies for a Digital Age
A Fresh Perspective on Greek Life
IT: The New Strategic Imperative
The Complexities of Student Success
The Business of Higher Education
Recognizing Exceptional Boards
Orientation and Training on Legal Issues
De-Stressing in the Presidential Pressure Cooker
The Complexities of Board Appointments
What Do Boards Need to Know About Educational Quality?