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Is Your Junior Class as Big as Your Freshmen Class?

Jim Hundrieser is the associate managing principal of AGB Institutional Strategies, which focuses on new business models in higher education.Many four-year colleges and universities are rethinking...

The Board’s Oversight of the Endowment

John Griswold is the executive director of the Commonfund Institute and a consultant with AGB Consulting.The financial crisis and bear market of 2008-09 taught many boards a painful lesson: it is...

The Duty of Obedience in a Time of Change

Mike Cooney is a senior fellow with AGB Institutional Strategies and a partner with Nixon Peabody LLP, where he leads the firm's higher education and exempt organizations groups.College and...

Getting Down to Why

Ellen Chaffee is an AGB senior fellow and consultant. The below post is a companion piece to her article in Trusteeship, "Getting Down to Why: How Boards Can Make a Difference."Questions...

Strategic Plans That Work

Michael Bassis is a senior fellow with AGB Institutional Strategies.Every college or university in the country has gone through the ritual of producing a strategic plan. For some, the process is...

(Re)Imagine That: Recruiting and Rankings

Barbara Coward is a senior consultant with AGB Institutional Strategies.We tend to think in terms of defined roles in higher education. There’s the academic institution. The corporate sector....

Advice to Public Universities: Think like a Private Enterprise

Terry MacTaggart is a senior fellow at AGB and the former chancellor of the Minnesota State University System and the University of Maine System.Sustaining the mission of a public university these...

7 Tips for Strategic Planning, Budgeting, and Management

AGB Consulting specialist and president emeritus of Guilford College is the author of Strategic Finance: Planning and Budgeting for Boards, Chief Executives, and Finance Officers.  Below, seven...

AGB's Top Resources on Investing

AGB's 2016 Foundation Leadership Forum begins this Sunday in Los Angeles, and investing will be one of the most frequently discussed and multifaceted topics on the schedule. Can't make it to...

How Best to Determine Aid Policies (Case Study #2)

The Looking Under the Hood: Institutional Aid Benchmarking Tool was developed in collaboration with AGB and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and is...
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