White Paper: Institutional Blindspots Around Academic Work
“The cumulative effect of this information—the high financial investment made in academic staff, their critical importance on campus, and the large time commitment of service and meetings—begs the question: how can institutions help? Well… they often don’t.”
What are the stakes of allowing academic staff’s professional service responsibilities to go unsupported?
Any academic leaders who wish to better understand and assist with the full scope of the work that their school’s academic staff do—namely serving on recruitment and review committees, in addition to teaching and research—should find this white paper on institutional “blindspots” worth reading.
Which segments of academic staff feel the greatest burden for committee service
What level of investment universities currently make in academic committee tools
How good support for shared governance financially benefits the institution