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The Savvy Trustee, October 2014

In this Issue: Care of the Head; Inspiring Generative Thinking at Retreats; Top Priorities from Schools’ Strategic Plans, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, August 2014

Getting Your Board Ready for the School Year Ahead; What’s in the DNA of an Effective Governance Committee?; Why a Tech Advisory Committee Should be In Your Future, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, June 2014

In this Issue: Rediscover Your Financial Aid Purpose and Have Everyone on Board; End of Trustee Term Interviews Can Provide an Information Treasure Trove; and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, April 2014

In this Issue: From Depth to Breadth: Streamline Board Committee Structure to Reinvigorate School Governance; Strategies from Business to Enhance Your School's Brand for Long-Term Growth, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, February 2014

In this Issue: Succession Planning: A Must; What Schools Can Learn from Business about Marketing; Latest Advice on Good Governance from the IRS, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, December 2013

In this Issue: Be a Sounding Board for Your Head of School; Ten Painless Ways Trustees Can Help Fund-raise Without Asking for Money; Five Behaviors to Help Your School Survive Any Crisis, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, October 2013

In this Issue: How and Why Your Board Should Make Data-based Decisions; NAIS Can Help Your School Build a Dashboard; Board Chair Line of Succession, and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, August 2013

In This Issue: Katrina and Disruptive Innovation; Preparing Your Board for its Fall Retreat; Building Your Board Calendar; Financing a Private School Education: The Role of Financial Aid; Boards and Heads Working Together, and more

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The Savvy Trustee, June 2013

In this Issue: "Disruptive Innovations"; "Strategic Questions from Higher Education"; "The Solar Endowment: Rethinking Financial Stability"; "Wage and Hour Lawsuits are Up! Are you in Compliance?" and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, April 2013

In this Issue: "Board Lessons from Penn State and the University of Virginia"; "Legal Issues for Trustees"; "Bullying Prevention: From Laws to Policy to Action"; "Financial Aid: When Do You Just Say No?" and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, February 2013

In this Issue: "What Does Penn State Mean for Independent School Trustees?"; "Is Your School Following Good Hiring Practices?"; "Board Chair Evaluation Tool"; "Professional Development for Trustees at the NAIS Annual Conference" and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, May 2012

This issue includes articles "Ready, Fire, Aim! A Lesson from Liquid Louie;" "Listening to What Renewing and Exiting Board Members Have to Say;" "People of Color Underrepresented Among Faculty and Administration;" and more.

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The Savvy Trustee, February 2012

DANGER AHEAD: Allowing Need to Drive Your Fund-raising Goals; The Trustee's Role in Advocacy; Annual Conference; New titles from NAIS; Elementary Education in Complex Times;Listening to Parents

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The Savvy Trustee, December 2011

Where Were Penn State's Trustees?; Budget Oversight and the Board; Benchmarks for Boards; What motivates parents to choose independent schools?; The Financial Aid Outlook.

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The Savvy Trustee, October 2011

The Trustee’s Role in Enrollment Management; Getting into the Rhythm; The Philanthropy Outlook; Sample Board of Trustees Meeting Calendar; You Can’t Say That on Facebook — or Can You?; Socially Responsible Investing.

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The Savvy Trustee, August 2011

Hello, Is Anybody Out There?; Orienting Trustees; Unsettled Housing Market; Student Suicide; NAIS Trustees; Call for Trustee Stories. Harvard Dialogues on Global Education; 2011 LTP Workshop; A Superintendent Becomes Rookie Again.

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The Savvy Trustee, June 2011

In this Issue... GUIDANCE IN GOVERNANCE: Why Hire a Coach?; GovernanceHelp@nais.org; Developing a Strategic Approach to Online Learning. TRUSTEE RESOURCES: Take the Dashboard for a Test Drive; Policies for Independent Schools; Form 990; Leadership Through Partnership (LTP); Summer Reading for the Busy Trustee.

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The Savvy Trustee, April 2011

In this Issue... GUIDANCE IN GOVERNANCE: Striving for Greatness in Trusteeship; The Trustee's Role in Financial Aid Strategy-Making.

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Article Date: 9/14/2012
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