Association of American Colleges & Universities 2016 Annual Meeting
Panel: Adrianna Kezar and Fredrik DeBoer
Thursday, January 21, 2016 / 1:30-2:30 PM EST
Scholars who create and disseminate knowledge are made vulnerable when they are alienated from university policy and strategic decisions. As universities continue to come under financial pressure, business wisdom carries greater weight in conversations about institutional viability—but at what cost? How are faculty included (or not included) in decision-making related to the academic mission? What kind of solution will sustain the operation of institutions while affirming faculty as the drivers of the academic mission?