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Not Much Sharing of Governance


Outsiders who think that the president is in charge of the university should look at this article from Inside Higher Ed. Faculty are offended by the fact that the president of Toledo University interviews each candidate for tenure before the recommendation goes to the board of governors for final approval. The AAUP’s president, Cary Nelson, calls the policy “inappropriate.” Even Inside Higher Ed seems to dislike the policy, titling the piece “30-Minute Chat to Tenure.”


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