October 7, 2013
Campus Relations Aren't as Frayed as You Might Think
Relations between college administrations and their faculties are widely seen as rocky, an impression reinforced by recent high-profile clashes. Faculty advocates warn that shared governance is being undermined by shifts in the higher-education work force. And they lament a loss of faculty influence as administrations scramble to react to competition from online and for-profit education providers.
It turns out, however, that college administrations and faculties actually tend to be