Board Member Roles & Responsibilities
ACCT is excited to invite our members to participate in a free webinar designed to better acquaint trustees with parliamentary procedures.
Because nearly one in four community colleges is experiencing a transition in executive leadership, it’s critical that your board understands today’s rapidly changing leadership landscape. Is your board considering a presidential search?
ACCT is excited to invite our members to participate in a free webinar designed to better acquaint board chairs with parliamentary procedures.
Now, you can attend this dynamic trustee training institute from the comfort of your own home. All units will focus on different aspects of the fundamentals of effective trusteeship as we move our colleges forward bravely into the new world.
How is American-style accreditation different from accreditation throughout the rest of the world, and why does that matter? In this podcast, Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) President Judith S. Eaton, speaks with ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown about the uniquely American higher-education accreditation process about the history, the present, and the future of accreditation within the community college sector.
Effective boards form a cohesive group able to articulate and represent the public interest, establish a climate for learning and monitor the effectiveness of the institution. Boards of trustees do not do the work of their institutions; they establish standards for that work through the policies they create and approve.
A discussion of community college board ethics with Jeff Advokat, a trustee at the County College of Morris in New Jersey.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards was created in cooperation with the associations’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
ACCT’s Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance is a guide based on the responsibilities of community college trustees and the college’s leadership to promote policies that support access, affordability, equity and completion for all community college students. College diversity, equity, and inclusivity policies facilitate academic progress and economic and social mobility for all.
A sound executive compensation program begins and ends with good governance, argues TIAA-CREF’s director for executive compensation.