ERIC Number: ED056664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Apr-9
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Committee to Study Faculty Collective Bargaining. Interim Report.
Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo.
This report of the Faculty Senate regarding faculty collective bargaining discusses faculty professional interests, how faculty interests may be advanced, and who is available to help. The faculty interests include: (1) academic freedom; (2) professional tenure; (3) adequate compensation; (4) discrimination in employment practices; (5) fringe benefits; (6) faculty participation in institutional policymaking; (7) due process and other procedural safeguards in confrontations; (8) teaching, library, office and research space and facilitites; (9) secretarial and other subprofessional assistance; (10) support of professional travel; (11) sabbatical and other leave policy; (12) teaching load; and (13) democratic practice in departmental affairs. Faculty interests may be advanced by: (1) setting up informal channels of communication; (2) shared authority; and (3) contract or union style agreements. Organizations available to help include: the American Association of University Professors, the National Society of Professors, the Michigan Association of Higher Education, and the American Federation of Teachers. A bibliographical reference is included in an appendix of the report. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo.
Note: Faculty Senate Western Michigan University