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ERIC Number: ED017250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
Pages: 12
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FACULTY GOVERNANCE IN TURMOIL--WHO SPEAKS FOR THE JUNIOR COLLEGE PROFESSOR.
RIESS, LOUIS C.
INCREASING TEACHER MILITANCY AND UNREST HAVE ATTRACTED NATIONAL ATTENTION TO THE PROBLEM OF FACULTY PARTICIPATION AND VOICE IN GOVERNANCE. IN THE JUNIOR COLLEGE, COMPETITION FOR MEMBERS OF FACULTY ORGANIZATIONS IS INCREASING, AND THIS HETEROGENEITY HAS CAUSED LEADERS TO SEARCH FOR EFFECTIVE MEANS OF FACULTY SHARING IN GOVERNANCE. IN CALIFORNIA, TWO BASIC METHODS OF SUCH PARTICIPATION ARE (1) THE ACADEMIC SENATE, COMPOSED OF NONADMINISTRATIVE STAFF MEMBERS AND HAVING NO EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS OR LOYALTIES, AND (2) THE NEGOTIATING COUNCIL, WITH REPRESENTATION PROPORTIONAL TO MEMBERSHIP IN PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS. THE LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING THE NEGOTIATING COUNCIL PROHIBITS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING BY CALIFORNIA TEACHERS. LEGISLATIVE ACTION IS NEEDED TO CLARIFY THE ROLES OF NEGOTIATING COUNCILS AND ACADEMIC SENATES. THE CALIFORNIA JUNIOR COLLEGE FACULTY ASSOCIATION URGES EXCLUSION OF JUNIOR COLLEGES FROM THE LEGISLATION REGARDING NEGOTIATING COUNCILS AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SENATE AS THE FACULTY VOICE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL, WITH THE PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION SERVING IN THIS FORMATION AT THE STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: California Junior Coll. Faculty Association, Long Beach.
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