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August 30, 2019

The leader you need now, at this moment

If your school is in transition now, or if you've recently completed a leadership change – or even if you are not even considering one – the issue of leadership transition ought to be a part of regular board discussions. Organizational succession planning is the board's work.  



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Disruption can drive change that leads to sustainability

A recent issue of Trusteeship magazine features an article by Peter Smith titled “How Should Boards Respond to Disruption.” The article was written primarily for boards of universities and colleges, but it goes right to the heart of what it will take to lead a seminary through the next 30 or 40 years.



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Resource roundup: Board orientation

Effective board orientation is valuable for new trustees and veteran board members alike. Fitting orientation into your already-full board meetings can be difficult, but it is important to take time each year to do so.



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IN TRUST CENTER WEBINAR
FREE for members and affiliates

1:00 p.m. EDT (1 hour)
September 10, 2019
 
As a wise practice, many institutions offer an orientation to board members to introduce the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic priorities, as well as the roles and responsibilities of board members. Providing a well-organized board orientation can set the direction for the board and provide new and returning members with a strong foundation for leadership.

If your school recently elected new board members, or you are considering offering an orientation refresher, attend our webinar and learn from governance consultants Rebekah Basinger and Rod Wilson, who will provide practical steps and valuable tips on how to conduct an effective and thorough board orientation
 

Click here to register. 
 
 
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