A Comparison of International Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Shared Governance

Michael T Miller, Mei-Yan Lu, Daniel P. Nadler


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.


higher education, faculty governance, faculty role

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