Journal of Nursing Education

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Editorial 

What Ever Happened to Faculty Governance?

Christine A. Tanner, PhD, RN; Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Abstract

EXCERPT

Editor’s Note: This editorial grew out of a discussion among members of the National League for Nursing Blue Ribbon Panel on Nursing Education Research Priorities. It is being published simultaneously in both the Journal of Nursing Education and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official publication of the National League for Nursing.

~ Christine A. Tanner, PhD, RN, Editor

Since 1916, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has been concerned with the meaningful participation of faculty in the governance of academic institutions. Forty years ago, in 1966, the AAUP issued a Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities, to delineate the

primary responsibility [of faculty] for such fundamental areas as curriculum, subject matter and methods of instruction, research, faculty status, and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process (AAUP, 1966/1990, Section V, ¶1).

Abstract

EXCERPT

Editor’s Note: This editorial grew out of a discussion among members of the National League for Nursing Blue Ribbon Panel on Nursing Education Research Priorities. It is being published simultaneously in both the Journal of Nursing Education and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official publication of the National League for Nursing.

~ Christine A. Tanner, PhD, RN, Editor

Since 1916, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has been concerned with the meaningful participation of faculty in the governance of academic institutions. Forty years ago, in 1966, the AAUP issued a Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities, to delineate the

primary responsibility [of faculty] for such fundamental areas as curriculum, subject matter and methods of instruction, research, faculty status, and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process (AAUP, 1966/1990, Section V, ¶1).

EXCERPT

Editor’s Note: This editorial grew out of a discussion among members of the National League for Nursing Blue Ribbon Panel on Nursing Education Research Priorities. It is being published simultaneously in both the Journal of Nursing Education and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official publication of the National League for Nursing.

~ Christine A. Tanner, PhD, RN, Editor

Since 1916, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has been concerned with the meaningful participation of faculty in the governance of academic institutions. Forty years ago, in 1966, the AAUP issued a Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities, to delineate the

primary responsibility [of faculty] for such fundamental areas as curriculum, subject matter and methods of instruction, research, faculty status, and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process (AAUP, 1966/1990, Section V, ¶1).

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