Effective Board Of Trustees / Edition 1

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Overview

This book shares the practical and tested experiences of board members and college presidents. Various dimensions of board performance are covered, from the ability to discern the culture and norms of the organization to the importance of being well informed about the roles, responsibilities, and performance of board members. The authors describe how a board can develop and maintain healthy relationships with key constituencies and how it shapes institutional direction.

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Co-published with the ACE. Previously published by the ACE and Macmillan in 1971. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897748063
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/1991
  • Series: American Council on Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,223,978
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD P. CHAIT is professor of higher education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts. THOMAS P. HOLLAND is professor and director of the center for Social Service Research and Development, University of Georgia, Athens. BARBARA E. TAYLOR is senior associate at the Academic Search Consultation Service, Washington, DC. She has also served as director and vice president for programs and research at the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges in Washington, D.C.

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