Autumn 2014

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Spiritual formation and the theological school

How can board members assess whether spiritual formation at their school is flourishing?
Issue: Autumn 2014
Topic(s): Governance wise practices , Spiritual life
Department: Life in the spirit
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How to undermine your president

Board members may subtly be sabotaging their president's efforts, even if they're not trying.
Issue: Autumn 2014
Topic(s): Board chairs , Governance wise practices , Presidential leadership
Department: Viewpoint
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A radical proposal, part 2: Let's learn to embrace new perspectives

A retired seminary president says that theological school should help students and faculty to be more connected members of an interconnected world.
Issue: Autumn 2014
Topic(s): Academic programs
Department: Perspective
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Three models of board leadership

Different styles of board leadership can be appropriate for different circumstances, writes Rick Bliese, president of the In Trust Center for Theological Schools. Have you reflected on your board's style?
Issue: Autumn 2014
Topic(s): Board chairs , Governance wise practices , Shared governance
Department: From the president's desk
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Cautionary tales for visionary presidents
A new book has solid advice but assumes that presidents are soloists, isolated from a trusted team

A review of Governance Reconsidered: How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive, by Susan Resneck Pierce.
Issue: Autumn 2014
Topic(s): Board chairs , Presidential leadership , Shared governance
Department: Books
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