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What Shared Governance Is Not

Shared governance is not:1.     A collective lack of responsibility2.     “Faculty” governance3.     Administrative autocracy4...

Cultural Markers of Shared Governance

AGB's recent report, Shared Governance: Changing with the Times, provides qualitative information on the state of shared governance. AGB conducted a number of “listening sessions,” or...

Having (and Handling) Internal Candidates

This question is taken from AGB Search's monthly newsletter, "Securing Leadership," which features two questions—one frequently asked by search committee members and another often...

How Does Shared Governance Operate? [Infographic]

Shared governance is increasingly central to institutions as they address today's calls for change. Yet shared governance can fall short of its potential when it is misunderstood or under-...

Sharing Governance

Bryant Cureton is the president emeritus of Elmhurst College and a senior consultant with AGB Consulting.At a recent board retreat focused on shared governance, a room full of trustees and faculty...

Finding a Fit with Presidents and Cabinets

This question is taken from AGB Search's monthly newsletter, "Securing Leadership," which features two questions—one frequently asked by search committee members and another often...

Board Orientation [Infographic]

The below infographic is taken from AGB's recent report, Shared Governance: Is OK Good Enough?Shared governance runs on time, attention, and expertise—human resources. Though it is...

Uniquely American

Citizen trusteeship is a uniquely American form of governance. In a recent Trusteeship article, excerpted and adapted below, Jill Derby and Joseph Burke explored the central tenets of this model....

What Is Shared Governance?

Shared governance is a set of guidelines about the various roles and authority of the board, faculty, and administration in such things as academic decisions, budget decisions, selection of the...

Tenure, Adjunct Faculty, and Governance

The academic workforce is changing. The appropriate inclusion of tenure and adjunct faculty in governance and institutional decision making are among the biggest challenges in higher education today...
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