Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Problems and Politics of Governance in State Universities: Calls for Campus Democracy

In response to battles with undemocratic and unaccountable governing boards, there have been many attempts to make them more democratic. Here are a few of these efforts. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada The Concordia Student Union drafted a report on … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Role of Humanities in a Research University” speech by Hunter R. Rawlings III, President, Cornell University. December 6, 1999

Once again going through my archives to get rid of paper and move on from my past. One printout I saved in my research on the corporatization of the university was a speech done on December 6, 1999, by Hunter … Continue reading

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The Problems and Politics of Governance in State Universities: A Look at the Boards of Regents – Who Runs the Universities

Representation in governing boards in political theory have two models, that of delegates and of trustees. A delegate runs an office based on the mandate given to them by those who voted or appointed them. A trustee runs an office … Continue reading

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