In this JDSupra article, it is recommended to ask a few questions before joining a nonprofit board.
The article points out the the risks associated with serving in this important role and that "directors of nonprofit corporations must discharge duties in good faith and in a manner he or she believes is in the best interests of the corporation."
There are nine recommended questions to ask before jumping onto the nonprofit board bandwagon. They cover:
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Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.