Table of Contents
Effective Transition Planning
The Foundation for Presidential Success
By Shannon McCambridge and Melissa K. Trotta
Successful presidential transitions are essential. They not only impact a new president’s success and satisfaction, but also influence an institution’s mission, culture, stakeholders, goals, strategic priorities, and sustainability.
The End of Race-Based Admissions
Looking Back to Look Ahead
By Andrew Lounder
Understanding the current legal context can help boards address important questions at their institutions.
A One-Page Strategic Plan
A Non-Traditional Approach to Strategic Planning
By David G. Horner
Every college or university needs a strategy. David Horner, president of the American University of Greece, shares his approach to distilling a strategic plan into a document that stakeholders can quickly understand and reference to move the institution forward.
By Jessica Leibovitz and Tim Hickey
Higher education generates huge amounts of data, yet it often lags behind in putting it to work. The solution could be right in front of campus leaders—top-performing students eager for experience.
Meeting the Needs and Expectations of Generation Z
A Role for Trustees
By Scott A. Bass
The “bureaucratic silos” at colleges and universities can too often leave students frustrated and discouraged over delays and inconsistencies in getting their questions answered and needs met. Connecting records among offices is key to meeting student expectations.
By Linda Hoopes
With more institutions struggling to stay afloat, diversification of revenue streams is not only a good idea—it is necessary for sustainability.
Departments and Columns
News in Brief
A sampling of national higher education news
Inaugural Class Completes Board Professional Certificate Program
IRS Weighs In on Name, Image, and Likeness Collectives
By Margaret Jarrell-Cole
Getting Off to a Good Start with a New President
By Richard Chait
View from the Board Chair
When Fear Is the Enemy, Speed Is Our Friend
By J. Thomas Jones
A Question for…
Matthew Shank, Ph.D.
A Perspective on the Future of Race-Based Admissions
By Carol Schuler