Classic Topics

While each retreat or workshop can be tailored to meet the individual needs of any institution and its board, ACCT offers a range of Classic Topics. Potential retreat topics include:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Board 

  • Strengthening the Board/President Relationship

  • How to Implement Policy Governance

  • Board Ethics and Standards of Good Practice

  • Board Planning and Goal Setting

  • The Role of the Board in Strategic Planning

  • The Role of the Board in the Accreditation Process

  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution

  • The Board’s Role in Advocacy

  • The Board’s Role in Fundraising

  • New President Transition

  • New Trustee Orientation

  • Board Self-Assessment and Presidential Evaluation

  • The Board's Role in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion