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AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education

The Definitive Program for Aspiring College and University Presidents

The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education offers exceptional training, resources and mentorship to select participants who aspire to presidencies at four-year public research universities and regional comprehensive institutions.

Institute Features

The six-month Institute connects participants with top higher education leaders to discuss leadership and governance challenges facing institutions of higher learning. Cohort members have an exclusive opportunity to learn from sitting university Presidents, Chancellors, Trustees, and key industry leaders.

  • Two onsite symposia (Washington, DC and New York City)
  • Four monthly webinars
  • Exclusive attendance at the AGB National Conference on Trusteeship
  • An on-campus shadowing experience with a sitting President
  • One-on-one mentorship with Institute leaders

Proven Success

Several attendees of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education have advanced in their career paths, including five who have become institution Presidents. 

“The Leadership Institute is a remarkable program. I gained valuable insights about the Presidential process that were instrumental in helping me know generally what to expect and how to prepare for the interview process with Alcorn State University. I encourage others to consider this great program.”
Dr. Felecia Nave, President
Alcorn State University
AGB Institute Class of 2019

Start your path to the presidency. Now accepting applications for the Class of 2021. 

The AGB Institute for Leadership and Governance in Higher Education is a collaborative venture of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), AGB Search, and the University at Albany (SUNY) School of Education.