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Campus Carry Remains an Issue for State Lawmakers, Campuses

Allowing for the possession of firearms at colleges and universities is an issue that continues to draw the attention of state lawmakers. During 2018 legislative sessions, more than 35 state bills...

Presidents and Trustees Have a Rare Opportunity to Remake College Sports for the Better

The recent scandal that shook college basketball, while deeply troubling, gives university presidents and institutional boards a unique leadership opportunity to restore public confidence in the...

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...

Free Speech and the Role of the Board

Several AGB consultants recently discussed AGB’s new publication, Freedom of Speech on Campus: Guidelines for Governing Boards and Institutional Leaders, and the complex issues it addresses....

Trustee Roles Regarding Campus Carry

In a recent Trusteeship article, Kim Krisberg explored the role of trustees in helping institutions address risk management and broader safety issues related to gun violence. Read the full...

AGB Publishes Guidelines on Freedom of Speech

As the new academic year gets underway, campuses are bracing for a renewal of conflict and controversy over freedom of speech. Key aspects of each new flashpoint will vary, depending as they...

The Times They Are A-Changin’

Many presidents and trustees are wondering how they will respond to this new wave of student activism when it bubbles over on their own campuses. (I’m sure many also give thanks that the...

What to Know about Pell Grants at Your Institution

The below is excerpted from a recent Trusteeship Q&A by Sandy Baum, senior fellow at the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute and author of Student Debt: Rhetoric and...

The Capacity of IT to Transform Teaching and Learning

John Dunning is the chief information officer at Wayne State College, and John O'Brien is the president and CEO of EDUCAUSE. They will be speaking at the 2017 National Conference on Trusteeship,...

Board Oversight of Intercollegiate Athletics

Recent situations related to athletic programs underscore the importance of governing boards to provide general oversight to college athletics.  It can be a challenge for governing boards to...
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