The Future of the Academic Work Force — We Need Each Other More Than Ever
One of the most common phrases I hear these days among higher-education leaders is “never waste a good crisis.” This often means that a crisis can provide cover so that “we,” the administration, can do things with fewer objections from “them,” the faculty. The excuse usually given is that a crisis requires prompt and aggressive responses, which must not be hampered by shared governance.
Originally published: August 27, 2020
Author: Steven C. Bahls
Institution: Augustana College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed