trustees

Politics
Rebekah Mercer’s growing support for climate change denial movements threatens the storied museum’s credibility, the scientists say.
College
Here we go again. The actions by the University's board of trustees indicate at the moment that the board does not understand
College
Systemic change in the transformation of information transformed educational institutions for the better. Now it must change
Politics
The fact is that, as the richest nation in the world at the richest point in our history, not only can we afford the current levels of Social Security protections, we can afford to greatly expand Social Security.
Business
It's one of those questions that seems pulled from a final exam at the Harvard Business School but if you're a homeowner caught in the foreclosure wringer it's something worth thinking about.
Environment
There's a secret to the Nature Conservancy's success. Without it, our ambitious science-based conservation activities around the world would likely be much less successful.
College
What to do with alumni can be an especially difficult problem to address. Alumni connections to the college are less direct and immediate than that of parents. They are often spread out globally.
College
The Enrollment Committee should follow the numbers, for example, and offer up a written report reviewed and accepted by the
College
One of the most interesting questions emerging from the crisis is whether institutions like Sweet Briar can change creatively and fast enough to survive in the 21st century.
College
Earlier this month Harvard University announced a $400 million donation to its engineering college, as part of a $6.5 billion fundraising goal for its comprehensive campaign.
College
it is so important to link college and university efforts to define a message to an institution's strategic plan. A president often faces a debilitating series of skirmishes about "vision" if there is no clear consensus on a framework for discussing the future of the university.
College
There will be a shakeout in which some colleges and universities will do better than others. Those that prosper will put into place much of what this report suggests is needed.
College
  Of the three leadership groups, the faculty are by far the most conservative, when not described narrowly by politics. That
Impact
The partnership between Kiva Zip and IVMF is just one of many example of IVMF's effort to bring together resources and leverage
Business
In a recent study of 772 for-profit and nonprofit directors from around the world, McKinsey & Company found that 25% of the
Business
Simply having board meeting contact with directors isn't sufficient for a 21st century nonprofit CEO. Following are three professional approaches the CEO can take for developing better communications with board members.
Business
Even though Dobelle's indulgences were a fiscal drop in-the-bucket even for a small academic institution, its symbolism resonates with the press and public.
College
Within higher education, technology has introduced an entirely new level of competition whose outcomes are not yet fully understood.
College
Given the enormous changes, challenges and opportunities facing the entire educational industry and every individual college, a critical foundation of effective organizational stewardship that will foster the imperatives of change is harmony.
College
Our institutions of higher learning have been governed by boards acting independently since our Colonial period. Let us not compromise that most essential (and historic) value--one that has largely worked well--for temporary political expediency.