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  • Adventist Resource
    A Look at the Board of One Adventist University Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lawrence Geraty, the President of La Sierra University, shares the similarities and differences of Adventist university and college board of trustees from the perspective of his university.

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    Budgets and Boards Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A schools budget plan reflects is commitment to education in monetary terms. The combined efforts of staff, school organizations, constituency members, and the board, in preparing the budget, will help schools become more accountable to those they serve. Topics...

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    Can Adventist College Boards Pass the Test? Tertiary-Lifelong
    With higher education facing serious financial, enrollment, and identity challenges, college boards are the object of considerable discussion and controversy. During this year following the General Conference Session most of the Adventist colleges and universities...

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    Education Code for Southwestern Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southwestern Union Education Code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of schools, colleges and offices of education within the Southwestern Union of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Eight Pet Peeves of Adventist College and University Board Members Tertiary-Lifelong
    Richard Osborn addresses the challenges of serving on college and university boards by identifying 8 complaints/concerns board members often share. He offers solutions for each one, and suggests that implementing the solutions will enable boards, collectively...

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    Ethical Issues for College / University Boards of Trustees Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors of this article conducted in-depth interviews with eight board chairpersons or secretaries of Adventist colleges and universities in the North American and Southern Asia-Pacific divisions in order to identify issues relating to ethics at the board...

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    Help Wanted: College and University Trustees Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article looks at the qualifications college and university trustees, who serve as a vital link in the governance process of Adventist higher education, should have.

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    JAE Editorial: Professional Trustees Must Demonstrate Leadership Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Guest editor Ed Boyatt previews articles, listed below, in the third issue on Boardmanship for K-12 and college/university board members or trustees. Articles in this issue include: ...

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    JAE Editorial: School Boards - A Key Role Kindergarten-Lifelong
    According to this editorial, seven groups of people are involved in the success of an Adventist institution: teachers, students, administrators, staff, parents, stakeholder members, and the board of directors. The steering committee is the one that ensures...

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    JAE Editorial: The Stewardship of Boardsmanship Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Osborn shares six biblical principles of members of school boards or trustees of higher education. Articles included in this issue: Principals and Boards: A Team The...

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    Legal Responsibilites of Board Members Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Charles McKinstry examines the legal responsibilities of school boards and its individual members. He also discusses areas of particular concern for Adventist school boards. Topics include: Conflict of Interest; Protection of Students; Protection of Employees;...

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    Managing the Small School - Being Your Own Administrator Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Written specifically for principal/teachers of small schools in the United States, this article defines administration as a coalition between management and leadership, and briefly outlines key areas of concern for small school management: Managing Volunteers;...

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    Memorandum to a Trustee Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A college/university faculty member outlines seven things they need trustees to do: 1. Understand the nature and scope of our educational enterprise 2. Be a cheerleader for the work my colleagues and I are trying to do 3. Respect me professionally...

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    Preserving the Identity of the Governance Process Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Issues that impede higher education boards from managing and governing Adventist colleges/universities effectively are discussed, including: 1) members who are unfamiliar with the process of governance, 2) mixed identity or divided loyalties, and 3) the approval...

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    Responsibilities of a Board of Directors Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article briefly describes the most essential aspects to be taken into account for the proper functioning of a board of directors at any level of action. Functional, ethical and procedural elements are outlined.

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This Southern Union School Board Manual contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. The materials in this manual are in harmony with the information and policies of the North American Division and...

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    School Board Member Guidelines - NAD North Pacific Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual was developed to help individuals become effective board members. Some areas of Union policy are referred to and summarized. The purpose of this manual is to provide a basis whereby board members can ask good, in-depth questions of administrators...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education Governing Boards - A Snapshot Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Canosa shares findings from a survey of trustees of four NAD college/university governing boards. Trustees' perceptions about the extent to which their respective boards employed preferred group practices and behaviors identified in "The Effective Board...

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    Streamlining the Adventist School Board Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores one school's attempt to cure board dysfunction through an ongoing experiment in restructuring its board. The background of the experiment, advantages of small group governance, maintaining representation while vesting power in a small...

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    Technology Planning - A Guide for School Boards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Every Adventist school needs to have a technology plan that is supported by its governing board, administration, and teaching staff. To ensure successful use of technology in the classroom, school boards should follow five basic steps: Visioning, Planning, Modeling, Funding, and Training.

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    The Blessings of Serving on a Small School Board Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Working with school boards in small schools can be a tremendously rewarding experience if one is willing to work with the community, listen carefully, gather support, and appreciate God's blessing. Topics in this article include: School board is like a family;...

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    The Board's Role In Teacher Employment Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Who has the official authority to hire and fire certificated teachers in the Seventh-day Adventist school system? This article examines the role of local school boards and conference offices of education in the process of employing quality teachers. Topics...

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    The Challenge of Change Tertiary-Lifelong
    Colleges and universities are expected to precipitate change. A college must be unique and yet be interdependent with its sponsoring church in terms of philosophy and mission, enrollment of the youth, and financial support. The challenge of change is addressed...

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    The Challenge to Lead Kindergarten-Lifelong
    When boards govern, are they leading or managing? This article addresses the concern that many Adventist K-21 school boards over-manage and under-lead, by exploring key distinctions between leading and managing. Both skills are essential to perform four roles:...

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    The Challenging World of a Board Chair Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An experienced school board chair shares thoughts on what to expect from board chairs in this challenging time for Adventist education. Five diverse groups that continuously interact are named. Seven suggestions on how board chairs can function most effectively...

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    The Financial Report - Keep It Simple and Understandable Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Financial reports can often bring blank, dazed, or confused stares from board members. Penner outlines suggestions for presenting financial reports that will engage board members in making informed decisions, and promote active participation in discussing...

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    The Firing of Mary Mediocre - The Case for Due Process at the School Board Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article outlines how to put due process into practice within the biblical perspective of Adventist education. "Due process is a legal concept embedded in the United States constitution, as well as the laws of many other nations. It is based on the...

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    The Perceptions of Governing Board Performance Held By Trustees of Four Adventist Colleges - Select Group Practices and Behaviors in Six Competencies Tertiary
    Higher education board governance has, in recent years, garnered growing attention among authors and researchers, particularly in light of a confluence of social, political, and economic factors affecting the viability of private and independent colleges....

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    The Role and Responsibilities of Andrews University Trustees as Perceived by Themselves Tertiary
    Problem: The university board of trustees is the single most important group of the university to guide an institution in fulfilling its goals and objectives. While it may seem that trustees have a grasp of their responsibilities to the institution...

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    The School Board: If You Build It, They Will Come! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seely outlines the process of building an effective school board.

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    Trustee and trusteeship of selected private universities and colleges in the United States of America and Canada Tertiary
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the demographics, responsibilities and role perceptions of board members in all Universities and Colleges of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada and the United States of America. The study dealt...

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    What is a Competent School Board Member? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lloyd Robinson shares that when school boards are comprised of the right type of board members, the right things happen, and vice versa. It has been said that "the right time to fire a person is when you don't hire him." The same is true of board...

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    Why Ex Officio Board Members and Invitees are Essential Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article outlines how to help ex officio board members and invitees be as effective as possible. It includes advice to both boards and to ex officio board members and invitees.