Stewardship and Board Responsibilities
Every board has ten basic responsibilities that it must fulfill. Learn about the responsibilities and how best to achieve them.
Maintaining the Mission of the Institution
Searching for a New President
Setting and Reviewing Presidential Compensation
Supporting the President in Strategic Planning
Maintaining the Institution's Fiscal Integrity
Maintaining the Institution's Educational Quality
Protecting the Institution's Academic Freedom
Keeping Institutional Policies Current
Relating to the Institution's Constituencies
Ethics and Compliance
Board Culture, Organization, and Operation
The organization and working culture of every board, including its committees, deserves careful attention. Acquaint yourself with the most common organizational structures, and some of the central tenets of a healthy working culture.