Study Reveals Support for Shared Governance

A new study released by the Association of Governing Boards finds almost universal support for the AAUP concept of shared governance in their policies and practices.  “In response to a question about the extent to which the AAUP concept of shared governance describes their own policies and practices in regard to board and faculty participation in governance, almost all respondents reported that their policies were similar (36%), very similar (56%), or the same (4%) and that their practices were similar (39%), very similar (51%), or the same (3%).” The study demonstrates the continued relevance and power of the AAUP’s work

Publication Date: 
Saturday, January 23, 2010