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ERIC Number: EJ395301
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Latent Organizational Functions of the Academic Senate: Why Senates Do Not Work but Will Not Go Away.
Birnbaum, Robert
Journal of Higher Education, v60 n4 p423-43 Jul-Aug 1989
Academic senates remain an important feature of higher education governance even though they have been criticized as being ineffective. Senates are examined from the perspective of alternative organizational models, and it is suggested that the functions of the senate are best understood by considering colleges as symbolic systems. (Author/MLW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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