Presidential evaluation

Transition Planning  
Recorded on November 14, 2012 (60 minutes)

Transitions are unavoidable. Are you prepared?

Join In Trust Governance Mentors George Brushaber and David Tiede as they explore the essentials of a good transition plan focusing on the inclusion of all key stakeholders, the basics of the search and selection process, and enhancing the inaugural year of new leadership.

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The Board's Responsibility for Evaluating the President

When done right, presidential evaluation strengthens the partnership between board and president and sets the stage for enhanced performance.

By giving attention to the five principles detailed in this guide, boards can approach presidential evaluation with confidence and competence, and presidents can approach it with serenity.

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Six principles of presidential evaluation

Keep these six principles in mind as you plan and implement the evaluation of your chief executive.

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Board leadership that works

The director of Auburn Seminary's Center for the Study of Theological Education outlines the four habits of especially effective boards.

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Deferred presidential maintenance

Boards know that they are responsible for ensuring the long-term health of their institutions, but they also have a role in helping the school's president stay healthy and ready to lead.

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Timely and thoughtful does it

The board's role in evaluating the president

The second of a four-part series on the life cycle of a successful presidency looks at the importance of timely and thoughtful evaluation. 

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Additional In Trust magazine articles about presidential evaluation »