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Online PDF from Saving Academic Freedom

Over the past several months I have read an essay on shared governance at a number of state conference and chapter meetings. It is taken from my book, No University is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom. As a result, I have been repeatedly asked to provide an email copy so people could distribute it to those who could not attend. My publisher has agreed to put the chapter online so I could distribute a link:


As most of us realize, shared governance has been under increased assault during the recession. Perhaps the essay can help members define and defend the concept on campus.

Cary Nelson
AAUP President