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ERIC Number: ED444420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Pages: 231
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-313-30304-5
ISSN: ISSN-1056-2192
Higher Education Administration: A Guide to Legal, Ethical, and Practical Issues. The Greenwood Educators' Reference Collection.
Goonen, Norma M.; Blechman, Rachel S.
This book addresses many of the major decisions that academic administrators in higher education face on a daily basis, highlighting the relationship between the academic administrator and faculty members relative to several issues. Eight chapters examine: (1) "A Delicate Balance: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Issues"; (2) "Hiring Issues"; (3) "Compensation and Employment Issues"; (4) "Promotion and Tenure Issues"; (5) "Terminations, Nonrenewals, and Reductions in Force"; (6) "Academic Freedom"; (7) "Student Disputes on Academic Matters"; and (8) "Transcript and Degree Issues." Each chapter discusses legal parameters and ethical considerations, offers practical suggestions, and presents an illustrative case. Appended are: values audit process; the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) "Statement on Professional Ethics"; the American Association of University Administrator's "Mission Statement and Professional Standards"; the AAUP "Statement on Conflicts of Interest"; AAUP's "On Preventing Conflicts of Interest in Government-Sponsored Research at Universities"; the AAUP "1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, with 1970 Interpretive Comments"; the AAUP "Statement on Procedural Standards in Faculty Dismissal Proceedings"; and AAUP's "Academic Freedom and Artistic Expression." A table of cases is also included. (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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