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BoardSource offers their Governance Index for 2014 to help you determine how your board fits in—but is that what you want?
Fundraisers often complain about board members. It’s fine to vent frustrations, but the solution to your problems will often be found in your own mirror. Simone Joyaux advises a little self-audit.
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In the wake of the admissions scandal at the University of Texas-Austin, we think school administrators and Texas state legislators could use a refresher course on the roles and responsibilities of board members.
“We did approach several women”—the use of an excuse like this to explain gender imbalance on a university board is simply insulting.
The Lancaster Central School District voted last week to stop using a familiar anti-Native American epithet as its team name and its mascot, a decision met with opposition from its community.
I have been struck again and again, and again just recently, that it’s excruciatingly common not to listen and understand the stakeholder environment around your organization.
Sweet Briar College alumni have issued an ultimatum to the president and board of the college: You have abdicated leadership—step down, or we will take legal action.
Nonprofits must understand that controversial stands on behalf of their missions can sometimes lead to less than optimal consequences.
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