|Required Sequence: CSPL280 & CSPL 281|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
Nonprofit Boards: Theory and Practice supports students in their learning about the nonprofit sector (its role in society, the challenges it confronts, and the primary roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards) via class meetings/discussions, a residency with a local nonprofit, and student support of a project assigned by a partnering organization.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Lester M. Salamon, AMERICA'S NONPROFIT SECTOR 3RD EDITION
David O Renz & Associates, THE JOSSEY-BASS HANDBOOK OF NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE
Berit M Lake, BOARD FUNDAMENTALS: UNDERSTANDING ROLES IN NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE
Linda Lysakowski, BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Miriam Wood, NONPROFIT BOARDS AND LEADERSHIP
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will have regular reflections on the readings and their board experience; the major assignment will be the board level project
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is year long (.5 credit per semester) and includes a community-based component where students are matched with a local organization. Students must commit to the entire year and complete an application, which can be found here https://www.wesleyan.edu/jccp/boardresidency.html.
This course will meet regularly at the beginning of the semester and then class time meetings will lessen as the focus shifts to the specific project.
|Instructor(s): Watson,Clifton Nathaniel Times: ..T.... 04:20PM-05:40PM; Location: ALLB103; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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