ERIC Number: ED077471
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Functions of Boards of Trustees in Higher Education.
Commission on Higher Education, Newark, NJ. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Many different kinds of structure and procedures characterize the governing boards of American institutions of higher education. A board's effectiveness does not depend on adherence to any particular pattern but on the clear understanding of its function and acceptance of responsibility for it. This document presents some primary aspects of the governing board's role and of generally accepted principles under which successful boards work. (Author)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Administration, Governance, Governing Boards, Higher Education
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Commission on Higher Education, One Gateway Center, Newark, New Jersey 07102 ($.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Higher Education, Newark, NJ. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Note: Revised April 1971