A Comparison of International Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Shared Governance


  • Michael T Miller University of Arkansas
  • Mei-Yan Lu San Jose State University
  • Daniel P. Nadler Eastern Illinois University


higher education, faculty governance, faculty role


Shared governance has multiple dimensions of implementation in higher education, ranging from stakeholder input through trustee involvement to students and staff holding positions of representative power to have input into decision making. It has historically been a hallmark of higher education. The current study was developed to extend the Miller and Lu findings and specifically examining mainland Chinese faculty who are resident faculty in their homeland. The findings can have significant impact on understanding the global academy and how faculty perceive their role in higher education.

Author Biographies

Michael T Miller, University of Arkansas

Professor, Higher EducationCollege of Education and Health ProfessionsUniversity of Arkansas320 Graduate Education BuildingFayetteville, AR 72701

Mei-Yan Lu, San Jose State University


Department of Educational Leadership

Daniel P. Nadler, Eastern Illinois University

Vice President for Student Affairs

Eastern Illinois University

1211 Old Main

600 Lincoln Avenue

Charleston, IL 61920


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How to Cite

Miller, M. T., Lu, M.-Y., & Nadler, D. P. (2016). A Comparison of International Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Shared Governance. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 4(1). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJHSS/article/view/3511