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Events & Programs

2018 Workshop for Board Professionals

April 20 - 22, 2018
San Francisco, CA

Build on your expertise, enhance your understanding of governance, and strengthen your role as a board professional. Held in conjunction with AGB’s National Conference on Trusteeship, the Workshop for Board Professionals is open to those professionals in higher education who staff boards of trustees in roles such as assistant to the president, general counsel, secretary of the college, assistant secretary of the board, vice president, and chief of staff.

Download a PDF version of the Workshop program.


Topics include:

  • Confronting difficult issues on campus, such as freedom of speech
  • Enhancing the role of the board professional
  • Selecting the right board portals and technology for your board
  • Aligning foundation and institution governing boards
  • Becoming an effective leader as a board professional
  • Board basics—from orientation to committee meetings
  • Speed mentoring
To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Resource Development Team at
Steve Abbott, Director of Corporate Relations, (202) 776-0842
Sterlicia Rodney, Resources Coordinator, (202) 776-0828


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