Board Bylaws with Bob O’Neil

Bob O'Neil, founding director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and former president of the University of Virginia, discusses the importance of board bylaws, the challenges of creating bylaws unique to the institution, and tips on what to keep in and leave out.  O'Neil is the author of Updating Board Bylaws: A Guide for Colleges and Universities.

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MOOCs with Kenneth Green

Kenneth (K.C.) Green, founding director of the Campus Computing Project, discusses the role MOOCs play in higher education today, and how they can (and should) align with an institution's mission.

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Accreditation and the Current Political Climate with Judith Eaton and Rick Legon

Judith Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and Rick Legon, president of the Association of Governing Boards, discuss the current political climate for accreditation, as well as major topics in this area for boards.

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Fundraising with Rita Bornstein

Rita Bornstein, author of Fundraising Advice for College and University Presidents, discusses how to effectively fundraise and how to have fun doing it.

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Fundraising and Foudations with Michael Worth

Michael Worth, professor of nonprofit management at George Washington University, speaks about the importance of institutionally related foundations, as well as their changing role in the new economy.

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Student Engagement with George Kuh

George Kuh, the founding director of the National Survey of Student Engagement, speaks about the importance of student engagement and what boards should know.

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Going Global with Clara Lovett

Clara M. Lovett, president emerita of Northern Arizona University, discusses how boards can consider international options for their institutions.

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The Benefits of Consortia with Forcier and DiChiara

Mary Frances Forcier and Phillip DiChiara discuss the benefits of participating in a consortium with other institutions, along with some of the logistics.

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What Boards Can Do About Students’ Mental Health with Greg Eells

Greg Eells, director of counseling and psychological services at Cornell University, talks about trends in campus counseling and what boards can do to support student-mental-health initiatives.

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Honorary Degrees and Academic Freedom with Bob O’Neil

Bob O'Neil, founding director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and former president of the University of Virginia, talks about how honorary degrees can trigger issues of academic freedom and advises how to avoid such controversy.

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