Trusteeship: November/December

Volume 25,  Number 6   //    November/December 2017

Table of Contents 



Intrepid Explorers: The Critical First Years of Trusteeship
By Michael J. Zeig, Roger G. Baldwin, and Kathleen M. Wilbur

How can boards and institutional leaders best engage trustees to ensure an open, collaborative relationship?

Accreditation and Quality Assurance
By Barbara Gellman-Danley

More than ever, colleges and universities need to work closely with accreditors to find the balance of quality assurance and innovation, as competition for students is growing exponentially.

Weathering the Storms
By Stephen G. Pelletier

Hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico caused colleges and universities to assess their preparedness for emergencies and prove their value as anchors of their communities. What lessons can be learned from the leaders of these institutions?

Game Plan: New Directions in Strategic Thinking and Planning

A panel of current and former institutional leaders share their thoughts on the importance of strategic thinking and planning in today’s volatility.


Legal Standpoint
Fiduciary Duty Is the Law
By Steve Dunham

Risking Your Reputation
By Susan Whealler Johnston

Focus on the Presidency
Why Speaking Out Matters
By Raymond E. Crossman

A Question For…
Carol A. Cartwright
What Is the Board’s Role in Overseeing Intercollegiate Athletics?