Why Boards Must Become Diversity Stewards, May/June 2014

Volume 22,  Number 3   //    May/June 2014

Trusteeship magazine winds down the academic year with an issue on diversity. The suite of stories includes a panel of experts who spoke at AGB’s National Conference on Trusteeship and offered concrete suggestions on Why Boards Must Become Diversity Stewards. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, follows with a piece on Diversity, Access, and the American Dream in which he presents an overview of changes in higher education over the last 50 years. Luis Faura, board chair of the University of La Verne, shares stories of how institutions can help first-generation and Latino students succeed in Looking in the Mirror: A Board Chair Sees His Reflection in First-Generation Students.  A rector emeritus of the College of William and Mary, Jeffrey B. Trammell, addresses LGBT Challenges in Higher Education Today: 5 Core Principles for Success. And finally, making the case for religious diversity, Leo M. Lambert and Jeff P. Stein of Elon University write about An Interfaith Dialogue for the 21st-Century Campus.

In This Issue:

Why Boards Must Become Diversity Stewards
Diversity, Access, and the American Dream
Looking in the Mirror: A Board Chair Sees His Reflection in First-Generation Students
LGBT Challenges in Higher Education Today: 5 Core Principles for Success
An Interfaith Dialogue for the 21st-Century Campus
Losing Ground on Risk Assessment
Nationwide Study Illuminates Patterns in Endowment Management
Sexual Violence on Campus
Entrepreneurship Is Not Just for Entrepreneurs
Putting Student Success First amidst Fiscal Challenges
Is There a Real Liberal Bias in Higher Ed?