Rev. Dr. Frank Yamada, the executive director of the Association of Theological Schools, says leadership turnover at ATS-accredited schools is at an unprecedented level. The data is clear: With pressing demands in a post-pandemic world, leaders are moving on in greater numbers than ever before. In this episode of the Good Governance podcast, Yamada discusses what it means for theological education and what skills boards and leaders need to navigate these times. Listen below.
Yamada wrote a piece about the turnover in ATS-accredited schools that can be found here.
Regarding leadership transitions, the In Trust Center has focused on leadership transition. Here are a few recent examples of work that can be helpful to boards:
Dr. David Gyertson discusses creating a leadership transition plan in this on-demand webinar.
Gyertson discusses four things a board should consider before planning a transition. You can find a link to a white paper on transitions here as well.
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