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The changing conception of the faculty in American universities

by West, Andrew Fleming

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teachers -- United States.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2331 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18090640M
    LC Control Number45049419

      According to a report from the American Council on Education that examined trends in race and ethnicities in higher education, the student population of America’s colleges and universities is more diverse than ever. But faculty members and administrators remain predominantly white, with nearly percent of full-time faculty being. Faculty and staff occupy two very different worlds—a chasm like few others in the American economy. Though they work for the same employer, faculty, by definition, enjoy more job security and power to shape how the university runs, while campus staff continue to be far more vulnerable.

      In , Philip Jacob published, “Changing Values in College,” a study showing that four years’ exposure to liberal values at most colleges made absolutely no difference in the way students. () SPA - Government Kerwin Hall - Degrees PhD, Harvard University. BA, Yale University. Bio The recipient of two grants from the National Science Foundation grants and a fellowship from the German Marshall Fund, David Lublin has authored three books, including Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Parties published by Oxford in

    Dr. Jennifer L. Steele is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at American University, and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research, which emphasizes quantitative methods that support causal inference, focuses on urban education policy at the K and postsecondary levels. The Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors brings together in one volume the previous academic year’s academic freedom, tenure, and governance investigative reports; standing committee and ad hoc subcommittee reports; new policy documents and revisions to previously published documents; and selected annual reports of the Association and other relevant business materials.


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