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As a recession was wreaking havoc on educational institutions, the summer 2009 issue of In Trust included an article on things that theological school leaders should discuss and consider when pursuing a merger or partnership with another school. Written by Robert Cooley, the article is just as applicable today as it was then. The infographic above highlights some of the key takeaways from the piece, but you should read the complete article here. And to download a high-resolution version of this infographic, please click here.

If your school is considering a merger, or any other complex issue, you may contact our Resource Consultants today at 302-654-7770 or Resource Consulting is a free service that connects In Trust Center member institutions to the people and resources that can help them fulfill their missions. 

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Closing the Trust Gap


The current and very troubling condition of trust is a clarion call to action. But despite the dismal data showing pervasive organizational distrust, every organization can assess their current level of trust, learn and adopt a proven trust building framework, and then develop a meaningful and long-lasting plan of action. This webinar details the knowledge and practical next steps to strengthen workplace culture as a result of closing the trust gap.

In Trust Center Resource Grants


An In Trust Center Resource Grant offers member schools a chance to explore innovation at their institutions through a matching grant opportunity of up to $15,000. Listen to this 30-minute information session, including Q&A, as we provide details on eligibility requirements, funding priorities, application process. Previous grantees are eligible to apply as long as they are not within our current funding cycle.

Conflict + Crisis: Navigating the Shoals, Part 2 – A Deeper Dive


Presenter Donna Alexander, President & CEO of Advoxum Global Strategies, offers best practices for navigating conflict and crisis. She examines the crucial elements of defining conflict and crisis, identifying, and prioritizing affected stakeholders, utilizing effective communication strategies, and ultimately, executing a plan of action. Click here to view.

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