Chapter 4: Faculty Roles in Governance

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4.B Principles of Faculty Involvement in Institutional and Academic Unit Governance at the University of Michigan Second Edition (2008)

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A set of guidelines that describe and discuss the roles and responsibilities of the faculty in University governance, as based upon Regental Bylaws at the time, was generated through a joint effort of the University Shared Governance Task Force of the Senate Assembly and the Office of the Provost. The final report was accepted by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) and endorsed by the Senate Assembly on March 17, 2008. Faculty members are encouraged to use this report as a basis for ensuring their effective participation in governance at all levels