ACTA’s Armand Alacbay sits down with John W. Altman — distinguished entrepreneur, business leader, educator, and veteran trustee at several colleges and universities — to explore the distinct strengths that trustees should bring to any institutional governing board. Having recently stepped up as ACTA’s board chairman, Dr. Altman brings a lifetime of experience and insight into helping higher education institutions stay on course and fulfill their mission.


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