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Top Strategic Issues in Higher Education

Over the past several years, AGB has urged boards to focus on work that is consequential. By that, we mean work that concentrates on strategy rather than management and on long-range issues instead...

Best Practices for Successful Endowment Management

To facilitate effective stewardship of the endowments underpinning America’s colleges and universities, AGB has published Endowment Management for Higher Education. The guide will help colleges...

5 Business Models for Small Private Colleges

AGB's most recent white paper, The Small College Imperative: From Survival to Transformation, presents models for sustainability that are being developed in response to the changing environment....

Can Public Higher Education in the 21st Century Learn from the Healthcare Industry of the 20th Century?

Steve Golding is a senior fellow with AGB Institutional Strategies and the senior vice president for strategic initiatives at Ohio University. He was formerly the vice president for finance and...

Questions to Ask About Your College or University Business Model

In a recent Trusteeship article, Gary Butkus and Stephen Standifird discuss the concept of "build, buy, or ally," taken from the business world and its implications for higher education at...

Key Issues Confronting Campus CEOs: Higher Education's Business Model

AGB convened its Council of Presidents, an advisory group of 35 college leaders, last October. Given the depth and breadth of experience among those assembled, and the fact that they represented such...

What Shape Does Online Learning Take at Your Institution?

Jim Hundrieser is the associate managing principal at AGB Institutional Strategies.The changing competitive landscape presents a challenge for colleges and universities across the country. As a...

Trends Shaping Higher Education

The challenges facing higher education institutions are real, and the competitive environment will continue to evolve. Many schools are looking for new business models to increase prosperity in a...

Innovation in Higher Education: Ready or Not

A recent Google search for “higher education innovation” netted over 100 million results in which industry and mainstream newspapers, blogs, articles, and books encouraged, described, and...

A Top Strategic Issue for Boards: The Business Model

Top Strategic Issues for Boards 2016-2017 frames some of the most pressing challenges for colleges and universities. Excerpted and adapted below is a part of the discussion on the business model of...
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