Universities: Reforms in Governance

In the wake of student unrest, a key issue on U.S. campuses this fall is how the universities can achieve more effective democratic "governance." Last week two of the nation's leading universities announced plans for reform.

> At Harvard, on the recommendation of the Board of Overseers, President Nathan Pusey established a new 35-member Committee on Governance that will include eleven students and 18 faculty members. Asserting that it was essential to re-establish "the high sense of mutual trust and confidence that formerly prevailed at Harvard," the overseers charged the reform panel with the responsibility of re-examining the...

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