Information and Resources
There are numerous resources and information available about Shared Governance within an university environment at various Web sites and as PDFs.
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LINKS FROM THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS (AAUP) WEB SITE
AAUP - Promoting Shared Governance - The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) advances academic freedom and shared governance, defines fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and ensures higher education's contribution to the common good.
Academe - "The Critical State of Shared Governance" - The AAUP' s first annual Neil Rappaport Lecture focuses on what happens to academic expertise and the academic freedom of faculty when governing boards and administrators look to the corporate world for organizational models.
LINKS FROM HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARS ABOUT SHARED GOVERNANCE
Capitalism, Academic Style, and Shared Governance - Gary Rhoades
Governance Review Without Tears - Lynn K. Davis and Deborah L. Page
Shared Governance: Balancing the Euphoria - J. Stephen Guffy and Lary C. Rampp
Current Trends and Issues in the Practice of Faculty Involvement in Governance - Brian A. Carlisle and Michael T. Miller
The Role of Shared Governance in Institutional Hard Decisions: Enabler or Antagonist? - Peter D. Eckel, Ph.D.
Sharing Authority in Higher Education: Faculty Involvement in Governance - Dr. Michael T. Miller, Dr. Thomas F. McCormack and Dr. Myron L. Pope
A Contemporary Matrix Approach to Defining Shared Governance - Dr. Richard Davenport, Dr. Elaine Daniels, Dr. James Jones, Mr. Roger Kesseler and Dr. Merlyn Mowery
The Connection Between Formal And Informal Meetings: Understanding Shared Governance in a Small College Environment - Faye Gothard Mangrum and C.W. Mangrum
The College President's Perspective on Faculty Involvement in Governance - Dr. Michael T. Miller
The End of Shared Governance: Looking Ahead or Looking Back - Robert Birnbaum
The Provost's View of the Value of Faculty Led Decision-Making - Michael T. Miller and Myron L. Pope
Changes for Governance: A National Report - William G. Tierney and James T. Minor
The Danger of Deference: A Case of Polite Governance - James T. Minor and William G. Tierney
Locating Power at the Heart of Conflict: The Role of the Faculty Senate in Establishing Curriculum - Daniel F. Pigg, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Shared Governance: Democracy is Not an Educational Idea - Stanley Fish
LINKS ABOUT SHARED GOVERNANCE AT OTHER HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
Governance at UC - University of California
Shared Governance - Southern Illinois University
Shared Governance Committee - Associated Students of Madison
Shared Governance - University Senate - University of Maryland
Plan for Extending Shared Governance - University of Arizona
Shared Governance - Virginia State University
Academics: Administration/Governance: Shared Governance - University of North Alabama
Shared Governance - Eastern Washington University
Provisional Shared Governance Charter - February 2003 - Loyola University Chicago
Draft: Principles of Shared Governance - Arkansas State University
University Shared Governance - Montana State University
AFT - Hot Topics - Shared Governance - American Federation of Teachers
Shared Governance - Bowie State University
Shared Governance at UC - University of California - Santa Barbara
Office of Shared Governance at CCSF - City College of San Francisco
Shared Governance - University of Baltimore
Shared Governance - Florida A&M
Resolution on Shared Governance - University of Minnesota
Shared Governance Fund--Procedures - University of Tennessee
12.06.95 - Reflections on Shared Governance - University of California - Berkeley
Shared Governance Can Work - The new issue of AAUP's FOOTNOTES focuses on issues of shared governance and includes the following article on UC Berkeley and why its system actually works.
Nursing Shared Governance (The Forum for Shared Governance) - The Forum for Shared Governance is a clearing house for promoting and disseminating research about shared governance and similar organizational innovations that help empower nurses and other healthcare professionals in their workplaces.
Shared Governance - University of Houston - Clear Lake
Faculty Handbook - University of Tennessee
Technical Services - Shared Governance Resources - University of South Florida
Academic Senate - Shared Governance Agreement - Fresno City College
Towson AAUP - Shared Governance - Towson University
IVC Classified Senate - shared governance - Irvine Valley College
Planning Services - Shared Governance at URI - University of Rhode Island
Criteria Based Approach to Shared University Governance - University of Michigan
Town Hall Meeting on Shared Governance - Truman State University
Principles of Shared Governance, Feb. 11 draft - Arkansas State University
Insider: Shared Governance and Institutional Decisions - Buffalo State College
Faculty Participation in Shared Governance at UIUC- University of Illinois at Urbana
Shared Governance - University of Houston
MTU Self-Study Report: (2) Purposes and Planning, Page 3 of 3 - Michigan Technological University
OTHER RESOURCES - all links open as a PDF
"Shared Governance in Colleges and Universities" - a statement by the Higher Education Program and Policy Council
Chair's Remarks for the First Senate Assembly Meeting of 2005 - University of Michigan
Faculty Senate-Presidential Task Force on the Implementation of Shared Governance Structure - University of Florida