“Every major decision that drives higher ed comes from the professional service of faculty members, from hiring to tenure.”
What are academic administrators and faculty members actually up to?
Read this brief white paper to get a synthesis, from a few studies and surveys, of how faculty recruitment committee time gets spent, and some widely-reported obstacles to committee service.
The white paper addresses:
- which segments of faculty feel committee service most acutely
- the portion of faculty time typically taken up outside teaching and research
- why valuing efficiency need not be the enemy of shared governance