Hepi calls for alumni to take governance roles

Hepi calls for alumni to take governance roles | Simon Baker | Times Higher Education | 31 March 2011

University governance must be overhauled to address the problem of “dispassionate” independent board members who protect their own interests at times of crisis rather than those of the institutions they serve, according to a new study.

Under changes proposed by the review, alumni would be handed a central role as government reforms necessitate a move towards governors that have a direct interest in their universities’ well-being.

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