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Governing Boards Survey Finds Diversity, Qualifications Not Mutually Exclusive

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) has published a report based on a qualitative survey examining higher education boards’ efforts to expand the diversity of their compositions. Diversifying the Governing Board: An AGB Report found that: 1.)

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Spartanburg Community College Faculty Criticize Administration's Governance

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Some faculty at Spartanburg Community College (SCC) are criticizing what they allege is heavy-handed governance and changes without faculty input by the school administration since new leadership in 2020, The Post and Courier reported. There have even been calls for outside oversight agencies to investigate SCC.

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Arizona GOP Bill Would Stifle Faculty Power in Governance

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Arizona GOP Bill Would Stifle Faculty Power in Governance Ryan Quinn Mon, 03/25/2024 - 03:00 AM The legislation, nearing passage, would bolster the power of presidents and regents while reducing faculty members to merely “consulting” on governing, academic and personnel decisions. Byline(s) Ryan Quinn

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A.I.: Anticipating Impact of Educational Governance

Dr. Simon Paul Atkinson

It is an exciting time to be thinking about educational governance and my key message was ‘don’t get caught up in the hype’ Understanding media representations of “Artificial Intelligence”. Anticipating Impact of Educational Governance first appeared on Sijen. The post A.I.:

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Taliban Government Suspends University Education for Female Students in Afghanistan

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Taliban government has suspended university education for all female students in Afghanistan , CNN reported. Despite promises to preserve women’s rights, the Taliban government has demonstrated the opposite. This represents part of the increasing oppression on Afghan women’s rights.

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Charity Watchdog Tells Oxford Colleges to Modernize Governance

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Charity Watchdog Tells Oxford Colleges to Modernize Governance Marjorie Valbrun Fri, 03/15/2024 - 03:00 AM The move, following a four-year battle at one college to oust a dean and the mishandling of an alleged rape of a student at another college, is provoking internal controversy, a source claims.

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Is Shared Governance Obsolete or Has It Simply Gone Off the Rails?: Repairing and Updating Derailed Shared Governance for Effective Collaboration

The Change Leader, Inc.

Higher Education leadership is facing a dilemma in addressing the systemic dysfunctions within shared governance. We explore the challenges and solutions for revitalizing shared governance, offering actionable insights for presidents, boards, and leaders seeking to enhance institutional effectiveness.