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In Trust newsletter logo October 31, 2013

Knowledge is power

Strong BrainAnecdotal “evidence” has its place, but to make sound decisions, your board and administration alike need sound data.

You need to hear not just the success story of one star alumna, but the trends among all your graduates.

You need to hear not just an assertion that your school is providing the best seminary education in your denomination, but you need some facts about how you are performing with respect to your peer schools.

Much of this data is readily available.


Seminarians need spiritual support too
supportSeminary board members give a lot — their time, their money, their expertise. But one thing they don’t expect to be asked for is spiritual support.

But why not? These board members are often attracted to board service precisely because it’s not just another volunteer commitment.

Rather, it’s divine service.



Computer as tool

A survey of higher education trustees conducted in the spring of 2013 by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) found that only about one-third are getting board-level information about education and technology that they would rate as excellent or even good.

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