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Higher Education in the World 6 (HEIW6)

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Governing bodies can and should play essential roles in advancing a glocal agenda. Governance is essential because glocal work is strategic, includes an accountability dimension and relies on the talents and perspectives governance participants can bring to the university. Boards should leverage their traditional oversight and accountability functions and their strategic work. However, to be most useful in this work, boards should also add a leadership function, in which they make sense of a dynamic environment and raise key issues for the university to address.

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This work is a selection from the larger report Higher Education in the World 6, produced by GUIN © 2017. The full report is available online at:



Date Posted: 14 August 2018