ERIC Number: ED040682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Tentative Recommendations Concerning Rights and Responsibilities. [Report of the University Committee on Governance.]
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA.
This is a report of the tentative recommendations of the Harvard University Committee on Governance with respect to the rights and responsibilities of students, faculty, and administrators. The primary focus is on discipline policy. The report is divided into 9 topics. Part I is the Introduction. Part II contains a summary of the 7 major tentative recommendations including authorizing students to sit on boards and committees that consider student disciplinary cases, the adoption of an interim university-wide statement on rights and responsibilities, and the creation of a university-wide faculty-student committee on rights and responsibilities. Part III discusses the present situation at Harvard with regard to rights and responsibilities. Part IV proposes changes in rules governing participation of students on disciplinary boards, and the composition, methods of selection, and procedures of disciplinary boards. Part V proposes that the faculty, if it so wishes, be permitted to delegate all of its disciplinary functions to one or more administrative or judicial boards or committees. Part VI discusses the university-wide statement on rights and responsibilities; Part VII, the university-wide coordination of student discipline; Part VIII, the discipline of persons holding teaching, research and administrative appointments, and Part IX deals with accountability of university officers. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers: Harvard University MA