Trusteeship: Summer

Volume 26,  Number 3   //    Summer 2018

Table of Contents



Nontraditional Presidents: A New Wave of Enterprise Leadership
By Terrence MacTaggart

A growing number of college and university presidents are coming from outside academia. Essential to their success are embracing institutional culture and leading change.

Evolving Workforce Expectations
By Steve Bahls

Fundamental changes in the academic workforce are placing new demands on shared governance. The author examines emerging issues for boards to consider.

Navigating Board-Faculty Collaboration
By Roger G. Baldwin

Healthy board-faculty relationships are critical to success in today’s challenging higher education enterprise. What are the ground rules for an effective partnership that strengthens shared governance and supports the institution’s mission?

Higher Logic
By Michael Crow and Derrick Anderson

Arizona State University’s new operational “logic”—academic enterprise—reduces dependency on state government funding and maximizes resources through careful investment.

Speaking Freely

AGB’s National Conference on Trusteeship featured a distinguished panel of higher education leaders who shared strategies for managing freedom of speech controversies and moving forward in a time of divisiveness.


Legal Standpoint
Multiple Hats
By Steve Dunham

Focus on the Presidency 
Valuable Lessons from Hurricane Harvey
By Renu Khator

View from the Board Chair 
The Presidential Long View
By D. Michael Sherman

A Question For…
Nikki Kraus
What Do Board Members Need to Know About Endowments?