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Governance Resources

Faculty Council of Community Colleges

Statement in Support of Student Governance at Community Colleges (2008)
Statement on Academic Freedom (2014)
PART 606 -Articles of Organization - Faculty Council of Community Colleges
White Paper on Academic Freedom (2014)
Guidelines for Parliamentary Procedure
SUNY-CUNY-FCCC Joint Statement on Shared Governance (2015)
Campus Governance Leaders Toolkit
SUNY Voices
Higher Education Jargon - Abbreviations and Acronyms
SUNY Shared Governance

CGL Workshop

How to run an effective governance meeting
CGL Transitions
Shared Governance 101

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities
Resources on Governance
Indicators of Sound Governance
Faculty Communication with Governing Boards: Best Practices

American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Shared Governance in Colleges and Universities
AFT Resolution: Shared Governance in Colleges and Universities
Academic Freedom in the 21st-Century College and University
AFT Position on Academic Freedom

National Education Association (NEA)

NEA Policy Statement on: Faculty Governance in Higher Education
NEA Statement on Community College Governance
Academic Freedom

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education: Eligibility Requirements and Standards of Accreditation, (12th Edition)
Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation, (13th Edition)

New York State Government

Faculty Council of Community Colleges