2017 CHAE Special Report on new University Trustees available!
The third and final installment in a special report series sheds light on strategies to maximize the strategic engagement of new University Trustees.
CHAE is proud to announce the release of a special report entitled A Great Collection of Minds: Maximizing the Strategic Engagement of New University Trustees. The 2017 report covers the third and final phase of a two year longitudinal study of new trustees at Michigan public universities. The report was co-authored by Michael J. Zeig, Ph.D., Roger G. Baldwin, Ph.D., and Kathleen, M. Wilbur, HALE doctoral candidate.
The 2017 report offers insights on topics including:
- Board assessment, effectiveness, and areas of improvement,
- Strategic planning opportunities in succession planning, finances, risk management, and academic matters,
- Emphasis on cultivating strong communication and president-trustee relationships,
- Investing in board orientation and continuing education needs, and
- Recommendations to the Governor on board appointments.
The new report is available for download as an attachment below. The first report, Great Expectations: A Longitudinal Study of New University Trustees, was released in 2014. The second report, Oversight vs. Strategic Engagement: The Competing Roles of Public University Trustees, was released in 2015.
About the authors:
Michael J. Zeig, Ph.D. (email@example.com) works in the Office of Planning and Budgets at Michigan State University. He was previously employed in the Michigan Governor’s Office (2008-10) where he worked with university trustee appointments.
Roger G. Baldwin, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a professor of higher, adult, and lifelong education at Michigan State University. Additionally, he is a trustee at Hiram College, serving since 1994.
Kathleen M. Wilbur (email@example.com) is the vice president of government and external relations at Central Michigan University and a doctoral student in the higher, adult, and lifelong education program at Michigan State University. She previously served on the Michigan State University Board of Trustees from 1985 to 1991.
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