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    1. Board Files for Restraining Order Against Founder Who Still Comes to the Office Everyday

      Board Files for Restraining Order Against Founder Who Still Comes to the Office Everyday

      A Milwaukee nonprofit board of directors filed for a restraining order against its previous executive director, who is also the founder. The organization, called Repairers of the Breach, is, according to its website, “Greater Milwaukee’s grassroots homeless outreach, provider of the area’s only daytime refuge and resource center for homeless people.” Created in 1994, Repairers provides food, clothes, sleeping bags, shower facilities, free medical services, birth certificates, and other services for the Milwaukee homeless community...

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    2. Multi-Million Dollar Salaries and Perks for University CEOs on the Rise

      Multi-Million Dollar Salaries and Perks for University CEOs on the Rise

      Some years ago, there was a survey conducted by a couple of national nonprofit leadership organizations to ascertain the “core values of the nonprofit sector.” How do the ever-rising salaries of private university presidents—while faculty salaries stagnate and tuition costs to students skyrocket—reflect the core values of the nonprofit sector? Jaeah Lee and Maggie Severns writing for Mother Jones note that a number of private universities—and, to be fair, public universities as well—are providing pay and perks to university presidents that are kind of mind-boggling...

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    3. why are the Boards of Public Colleges More Problematic than at Private Institutions?

      why are the Boards of Public Colleges More Problematic than at Private Institutions?

      A new survey of 523 college presidents has been completed by Gallup and Inside Higher Ed, and the findings are interesting. All the questions and answers from the Gallup/Inside Higher Ed Presidents' Panel can be viewed here, but one fascinating takeaway is that there are big differences in college presidents’ perception of the board that depend on whether the institution is public or private...

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    4. Preparing the Board Leaders of Tomorrow By Involving Youth in Governance Today

      Preparing the Board Leaders of Tomorrow By Involving Youth in Governance Today

      Do you ever wonder where tomorrow’s board leaders will come from? How they will be prepared? Whether they will be as dedicated as the leaders of today? Identifying, recruiting, and preparing board members for the future, has always been a considerable undertaking for many nonprofits...

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