Spring 2014

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The buck stops here! Shared governance and the distribution of responsibility

Rick Bliese, president of the In Trust Center, says that Harry Truman’s motto doesn't reflect the complex reality of theological education, where responsibility is distributed among many parties.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Administration , Governance wise practices
Department: From the president's desk
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Measure and Mix

Four questions that a smart board asks the lead enrollment officer.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Enrollment / student recruiting
Department: Tool box
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Is every board member a fundraiser or not?

A seminary development officer and a board member examine a new guidebook.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Fundraising , Governance wise practices
Department: Interview
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Learning from his mistakes
An experienced turnaround president explains what it takes to get an institution on the right track

A review of ReLaunch: How to Stage an Organizational Comeback by Mark Rutland. Plus: an interview with the author.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Administration , Financial health (institutional) , Governance wise practices
Department: Books
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With the right team and enough clarity, you can't go wrong

A review of The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Board chairs , Presidential leadership
Department: Books
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A seminary's rule of life

A divinity school dean tells how his institution developed a “rule of life” to clarify and strengthen common expectations for students and faculty.
Issue: Spring 2014
Topic(s): Enrollment / student recruiting , Faculty & academic deans , Spiritual life
Department: Life in the spirit
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