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Making the Most of Your Board's Committees

Making the Most of Your Board's Committees

Committees are where boards do the bulk of their work. The difficult decisions—the ones that lead to the greatest institutional change—are often much debated and negotiated in individual committees. Yet, how well do committees function within your board?

Better committees equal a better board. Bring your board to Chicago this fall for Strengthening Board Committees: An AGB Workshop. Gain practical solutions to the challenges of board work.

Merrill Schwartz, vice president of AGB Consulting, explains that boards should endeavor to have as few standing committees as possible so that the board can be responsive to the institution's changing needs in this video from AGBU:

AGB University has dozens of topics, including the board’s role in athleticsrisk management, and academic freedom.  Let  AGBU be your guide to good governance.

 

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