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Shared Governance

Over the years the Faculty Senate has recommended steps that should be taken in order to maintain a high-quality level of shared governance.

Resolution 12. Principles of Cooperation and Consultation Between the President and Faculty Senate. (May 10, 2000)

Resolution 70 Report and Recommendations of the Faculty Senate Committee to review faculty governance. (March 14, 2007)

Resolution 87 Protocols to Ensure Faculty Governance (February 9, 2011)

Resolution 107 Shared Governance in Matters of Educational Policy as Required by Article 13. (April 8, 2015)

Undergraduates students, graduate students, and employees are very much part of the picture:

Shared governance and the Assemblies

What do Presidents and Trustees around the country think about shared governance with faculty? Read this.

Resources from the American Association of University Professors

AAUP 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure
On the Relationship of Faculty Governance to Academic Freedom
The Role of Faculty in Budgetary and Salary Matters
Confidentiality and Faculty Representation in Academic Governance
Faculty Communication With Governing Boards: Best Practices
Contingent Appointments and the Academic Profession
The Status of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
The Inclusion in Governance of Faculty Members Holding Contingent Appointments
Faculty Evaluation of Administrators
Evaluation of Shared Governance
Resources on Governance

Last Updated: August 12, 2017 at 7:24 am