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Four board members learn to fund raise successfully for their schools' advancement programs, Catholic Theological Union's president considers strategic planning through a theological lens, and a conversation between board chairs and presidents about what each wants from the other.
New Year 2004
How to handle unexpected tragedies a first hand account from four governing boards, Barbara Taylor, an expert on nonprofit boards, provides a call to action urging trustees to rediscover their purpose, and William MacKaye's last words as
How to thrive in a market downturn, leaders working together on accounting to remain a step ahead of rising costs, and a word in defense of fleas. Plus, an alternative to charging tuition.
Wing on wing: building the savvy board, and In Trust's Future: A community of teachers?
Solution-oriented foresight from the world of business is applied to the recruitment needs of seminaries, and two leadership experts analyze Christian images resulting in lessons for leaders.
New Year 2003
Generation X theology graduates look to collaborate, not dominate, and a missiologist predicts that twenty-first century theology will stem from the Third World not the West. Plus, managing money in volatile economic times.
The benefits of asking young people in the church to lead, and Calvin Theological Seminary's president explores the need for understanding the Hebrew word shalom or peace. Plus, Spirit Matters: the body of Christ.
Attracting young students and transforming them into leaders, bagels and bible study used to draw a crowd, and the impact of the sex abuse scandal on Roman Catholic seminaries.
Closing the gap between differing cultures to form theological unions, a success story with the New York Times and a conversation between two schools who are considering combining their resources into one.
New Year 2002
The benefits of strategic planning with faculty, a study of four denominations and their relationship with theological schools, and questions that the new year brings. Plus, do the right thing.