Responding to Today’s Challenges: Is Governance Up to the Task?, July/August 2011

Volume 19,  Number 4   //    July/August 2011

The July/August 2011 Trusteeship addresses governance issues including the role of the foundation board in fundraising, pros and cons of awarding honorary degrees, the importance of academic freedom, and the government’s financial responsibility test. This issue also features special insight from AGB’s 2011 National Conference on Trusteeship and a recent meeting on academic freedom conducted by governance experts.

In This Issue:

Responding to Today’s Challenges: Is Governance Up to the Task?
Foundation Boards and Fund-Raising Teams: A Win for Higher Education
Keeping the Honor in Honorary Degrees
Why Boards Can’t Ignore Academic Freedom
Will Your Institution Pass the Financial-Responsibility Test?
How to Stage Effective Board Meetings
Benchmarking Legal Costs
When Trustees and Students Meet
Boards and Strategic Planning
Making Sense of Tuition Prices and College Costs
What Does the Future Hold for Financing College Athletics?