Developing a Contingency Succession PlanAdded 7/24/14 Resource Categories: Higher Education, Presidential Transitions, Retirement Planning
A key responsibility of every board is to ensure that effective leadership is in place so that the institution can continue to achieve its long-term mission, vision and strategic goals. But what happens if there is a leadership void at the top caused by an unplanned event? What happens if your president is unexpectedly unable to perform his or her duties? What do the board and its leaders have to accomplish the next morning?