NEWS BRIEFS: Historic AAUP Study Finds Shared Governance Progress at Unit Level, Devolution at Institutional Level

AAUP Study, Shared Governance, 1971-2021; “At most institutions, faculty authority is consistent with AAUP-recommended governance standards in decision-making about programmatic, departmental, and institutional curricula; teaching assignments; and faculty searches, evaluations, and tenure and promotion standards. However, in several decision-making areas, including budgets, buildings, and allocations of faculty positions, the faculty has little or no meaningful opportunity to participate.” Read the report here.

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