Presidents Hear Tips on Choosing Trustees and an Offer on Recruiting Them

Small colleges may have trouble finding trustees of the quality they need to sustain and strengthen their institutions, so many presidents welcomed the news, announced at the Council of Independent Colleges conference here on Monday, that a new nonprofit foundation will start offering pro bono trustee-search services in July.

Robert H. Perry, founder of the Washington-based search firm R.H. Perry & Associates, said that he was establishing a nonprofit organization, the R.H.