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The 2021 AAUP Shared Governance Survey: Findings on Demographics of Senate Chairs and Governance Structures
New survey data on the present state of governance.
Are We Really Supporting the Inclusion of Contingent Faculty in Governance?
A principled and fair system of governance would provide compensation for contingent faculty members who serve their institutions.
How Not to Conduct a Presidential Search
A failed system president search in Wisconsin serves as an object lesson in the dangers of abandoning shared governance.
Interdisciplinarity’s Shared Governance Problem
Consultants want to weaken disciplines in the name of interdisciplinarity. Is weakening shared governance the real goal?
Austerity Is Not a Jesuit Value
Faculty, staff, and students are organizing at Jesuit colleges and universities to defend the academic mission and resist the financialization of their institutions.
Critical Race Theory and the Assault on Antiracist Thinking
The task before us now is to formulate any defense of critical race theory as broadly as the Far Right has positioned its attack on the field.
Holding the Line against Attacks on Critical Race Theory in Nebraska
Faculty members, students, and administrators joined together last summer to defeat an anti-CRT resolution in a deeply conservative state. What can we learn from their success?
Dissecting the Tactics of the University of Evansville’s Realignment
The tactics used in one university’s austerity process offer broader lessons about the pandemic-era treatment of AAUP-recommended standards and principles.
The Shadow Curriculum of Student Affairs
The expanding role of student affairs in undergraduate education is a threat to faculty governance and the spirit of inquiry.