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Trustees | Costs

Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0

Improving Efficiency, Cutting Costs, and Expanding Opportunity
April 4, 2017 Download PDF Press Release

Trustees face complex choices related to costs and efficiency as they navigate new accountability policies, financial headwinds, and a changing global marketplace for college education. The latest release in a series of trustee guides from ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance, Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0: Improving Efficiency, Cutting Costs, and Expanding Opportunity identifies innovative approaches college and university trustees can adopt to contain costs and improve institutional performance. In this volume, trustees will find a playbook and blueprints for reform, as well as examples of how boards have encouraged the adoption of innovative practices including online consortia, curricular consolidation, and institutional analytics.

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