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Restructuring Board-level decision making

A director of the Edvance Foundation, Brian C. Mitchell, recently penned an article (How Governing Boards Operate:  The Case for Restructuring Decision Makingfor Today’s Campus, an online magazine for American higher education.

Mitchell makes the case that institutions must restructure their governing boards to reflect the new realities of the 21st century. In a new model, smaller boards, capable of efficient decision making, can work with external groups (rather than internal committees) to develop “tactical compliments to board strategy driven by the institutional strategic plan.”

Read all of Dr. Mitchell’s article here.