ERIC Number: ED034500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar-6
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Committee on Government Organization.
Jenks, R. Stephen; And Others
This report presents in detail a unicameral government structure with supporting student and faculty caucuses, recommended for the University of New Hampshire by its Committee on Government Organization to (1) provide maximum participation to all members of the university community on a fair and equitable basis, and (2) provide a more efficient structure than the existing one with its competing power groups. The proposed 77-member University Senate would comprise 30 undergraduate students, 30 faculty members, 12 administrators and five graduate students. Its work would be organized by an internal Executive Council that would, among other things, serve the President of the University in an advisory capacity, prepare the agenda for Senate meetings, recommend nominations to all Senate committees, and take actions on an interim basis between meetings and during vacation periods. The faculty and student caucuses would be composed of senators representing faculty and undergraduate students respectively. Every year, each caucus would select a chairman from one of its members who would serve on the Executive Council and preside at meetings of the respective caucuses. The hope is that the proposed unicameral structure will unite the university community by bringing together and promoting trust among students, faculty members, and administrators. (WM)
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Authoring Institution: New Hampshire Univ., Durham.
Identifiers: University of New Hampshire