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Challenges to the Business Model

Jane Wellman discusses whether the higher education business model is broken and, if so, how it can be changed. Issues include seeking new sources of revenue, cross subsidizing programs, and rising costs, among others.

Complimentary Webinar: The Myths—And Truths—About Endowments: What the Research Says...

1:30-2:30 pm ET

AGB webinars are not eligible for Continuing Education credits.

The webinar will be held with GoToWebinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

All AGB webinars are recorded. A copy of the recording will be provided to all registered participants 24-48 hours after the live webinar.

AGB's Newest State Policy Brief on Reviewing State Governance Structures

Periodically, AGB releases state policy briefs on timely issues currently facing higher education. The previous policy brief on open meetings/records laws can be found here. AGB is happy to assist...

2019 National Conference on Trusteeship

Registration information to come soon.

The 2019 National Conference on Trusteeship brings governing boards together with leading thinkers, policymakers, innovators, and influencers in a lively and collaborative forum created to help institutional leaders navigate challenging times, strengthen their institutions, and restore the public trust in the higher education sector.

2020 National Conference on Trusteeship
April 5-7, 2020
Washington, DC

2021 National Conference on Trusteeship
April 11-13, 2021
San Diego, CA

2022 National Conference on Trusteeship
April 10-12, 2022
Orlando, FL

2019 Foundation Leadership Forum

Registration information to come soon.

AGB's Foundation Leadership Forum is the only national conference that brings together university and college foundation board members and chief executives with campus presidents and other senior staff.

The 2019 Foundation Leadership Forum will be held at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Is It Time to Restructure Your Board Committees?

The following is excerpted from Restructuring Committees, the latest in the Effective Committee Series from AGB.Good boards always want to improve their performance, but there are several inflection...

Complimentary Webinar: Campus Philanthropy—Transformational Fundraising and Top of the Pyramid Initiatives

2:00pm-3:00pm ET

The webinar will be held with GoToWebinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

All AGB webinars are recorded. A copy of the recording will be provided to all registered participants 24-48 hours after the live webinar.

Complimentary Webinar: Funding Your Campus Master Plan

2:00pm-3:00pm ET

The webinar will be held with GoToWebinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

All AGB webinars are recorded. A copy of the recording will be provided to all registered participants 24-48 hours after the live webinar.

Complimentary Webinar: 5 Strategies to Grow Your Revenue! Tips for Long-Term Prosperity and Fiscal Sustainability

2:00pm-3:00pm ET

This webinar explores the methods to diversify institutional revenue sources and address critical business model issues. Generating additional revenues for institutions is a crucial to ensuring the financial sustainability of your business model. This webinar will explore a three-step system (diagnostics, exploration, and implementation) to identify key strategic growth building blocks for revenue. These revenue-generation ideas align institutional mission and strengths with new financial models for prosperity, including enrollment growth and new markets.

The webinar will be held with GoToWebinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

All AGB webinars are recorded. A copy of the recording will be provided to all registered participants 24-48 hours after the live webinar.

Complimentary Webinar: Becoming Affiliate Ready—Mergers, Affiliations, and Consolidations in Higher Ed

2:00pm-3:00pm ET

Mergers and affiliations provide opportunities to streamline institutional operating models and achieve sustainable growth. Becoming “affiliation ready” can make the difference between mission fulfillment and economic failure. Yet, every institution should assess its own capacity to leverage integration with other organizations. Join this webinar to hear the experiences and best practices of institutions that have successfully partnered.

The webinar will be held with GoToWebinar.

System Requirements:

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

All AGB webinars are recorded. A copy of the recording will be provided to all registered participants 24-48 hours after the live webinar.

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