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Powell, Anne Elizabeth – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2020
Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) hold an iconic position within American higher education. But HBCUs are at an inflection point. While HBCUs include iconic liberal arts colleges and leading research universities, many struggle financially and are finding it difficult to perform well in terms of student enrollment, retention,…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, College Administration, Governance, Leadership
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2020
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) 2020 Trustee Index is the third annual survey of governing board members regarding matters imperative to the higher education sector, as well as to the colleges, universities, and multicampus systems they hold in trust. This AGB survey, conducted in collaboration with Gallup,…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Trustees, Professional Associations, Governance
Farnsworth, Brad – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2020
This report is the eighth in a series of informational briefings developed as part of "The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust," an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. This brief shows how America's colleges and universities can benefit from a thoughtful and coherent…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Trustees
Wagner, James W. – Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2020
This report is the seventh publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of "The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust," an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. The report shows how academic research generates technological, educational, and cultural…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Trustees, Advocacy
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2019
Pending legislation, regulatory changes, and judicial decisions will require colleges and universities to adapt, perhaps in significant ways. Designed to help governing boards, institutional leaders, and senior staff understand the current policy landscape, this publication summarizes and contextualizes the most pressing federal and state public…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Educational Legislation
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2019
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is pleased to share this fifth publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust, an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. The U.S. higher education…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Democracy, College Role, Citizen Participation
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2019
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is pleased to share this sixth publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust, an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. Institutional endowments are…
Descriptors: Endowment Funds, Public Opinion, Trustees, Governing Boards
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
When contemplating a major change to public higher education governance, state leaders should bear in mind several guiding principles. Such principles can ensure that current and future students will have access to an affordable, quality postsecondary education. They can also help ensure that the state's system of higher education meets public…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Public Colleges, College Administration
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
Results from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges' (AGB's) educational quality study are based on a 27-question web survey conducted between Nov. 15, 2017, and Jan. 15, 2018. The survey asked a combination of multiple-choice and open-ended questions about three aspects of educational quality that are pertinent to board…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Governing Boards, Universities, Governance
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
This publication frames the most pressing challenges currently facing colleges and universities--those that influence how each institution operates and that demand the board's strategic oversight and vision. The ability of a governing board to deal effectively with these issues can have a major impact on an institution's success: (1) Educational…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, College Administration, Educational Quality, Educational Finance
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
This report is third in a series of informational briefings developed as part of "The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust," an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. The compact between American higher education and the broader society has always been multifaceted. Colleges and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Educational Quality, Learning Experience
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
This report is fourth in a series of informational briefings developed as part of "The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust," an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. Public confidence, or trust, in higher education measures the general public's perception of whether colleges…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attitudes, Public Opinion, Trust (Psychology)
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2018
The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) 2018 Trustee Index is the second annual survey of college and university board members about those issues they see as the most pressing facing the sector and the institutions they serve. This AGB survey, conducted in collaboration with Gallup, engaged trustees from across the…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Trustees, Professional Associations, Governance
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2017
"Return on Investment in College Education" is the second publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust, an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. What is the return on investment (ROI) in college education?…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Trust (Psychology), Trust Responsibility (Government), Educational Benefits
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2017
This report is first in a series of informational briefings developed as part of "The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust," an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. While the tone of public criticism of higher education has sharpened, public understanding about the sector's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Trust Responsibility (Government), Trust (Psychology), Undergraduate Study
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