What Is An Advisory Council?
March 6, 2019

What Is an Advisory Council?

Boards of directors generally do their best to develop well-composed boards that have the necessary skills and capabilities to run their organizations well. However, while a board may have a diverse, skilled board, the board may occasionally need some advice…

Template For A Board Committee Charter
March 4, 2019

Template for a Board Committee Charter

Something that makes it difficult to write a committee charter is that there are no hard and fast rules for how to do it. Not having specific rules for a board committee charter is actually a good thing because each…

How To Go About Strategic Planning For Higher Education Boards
February 27, 2019

How to Go About Strategic Planning for Higher Education Boards

In today’s higher education arena, there is much talk about the volatility that threatens their institutions. Competition, economic instability, declining enrollment, high tuition, decreased governmental financial support and competition from online schools all have the potential to threaten the livelihoods…

What Is A Strategic Planning Committee?
February 15, 2019

What Is a Strategic Planning Committee?

The two basic duties of boards are oversight and strategic planning. Depending on the size and type of the board and the organization, boards have a few options on how to organize their strategic planning process. Boards can delegate the…

Leadership And Governance In Healthcare
February 13, 2019

Leadership and Governance in Healthcare

Boards in the healthcare space are feeling the same regulatory pressures as other types of organizations. The emphasis on leadership and governance has healthcare boards caucusing around boardroom tables with the goal of taking a stronger approach toward identifying the…