Faculty Senates 2013: Challenges and Opportunities


Contributed by Wade Pickren

Thursday, April 25, 2013
2:00 - 3:30 p.m., Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Join the presenter, who serves as AAUP chair of the Committee on College and University Governance, as he guides you through a brief history of the development of shared governance and then explores how faculty senates can more effectively contribute to meeting the challenges and opportunities facing higher education in the 21st century. Participants will:

- Understand effective faculty senate models and traits that make faculty senates work.
- Hear about current and future challenges that can impact and influence the effective role for faculty in governance.
- Explore why in turbulent times university governance especially needs faculty involvement.
- Understand the link between the overall expectations of faculty and the increased role faculty play in college and university governance.

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Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Laurie Wasik at wasik@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3734. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.