As the primary liaison, planner, adviser, and staffer of a governing board, the board professional plays a unique and critical role in higher education. This essential, yet often under-the-radar professional connects the board to the administration and the institution and focuses every day on the practice of governance and the care and feeding of trustees. Part of the AGB Board Essentials Series, this text covers all aspects of the wide-ranging role of the board professional, which is critical to ensuring that good governance is well executed.
The Role of the Board Professional
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: Role and Responsibilities
SECTION 2: Working with Key Board and Campus Leaders
SECTION 3: Special Issues
SECTION 4: Who Board Professionals Are, How the Post Developed
SECTION 5: Do’s and Don’ts, Pearls of Wisdom, and Red Flags
SECTION 6: Conclusion
Appendix: Ten Things Board Professionals Need to Know
An Eclectic Reading List for the Board Professional
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