Understanding authority in higher education / Dean O. Smith.

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Smith, Dean O., 1944-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, [2015]
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Table of Contents:
  • PREFACE
  • ORGANIZATIONAL AUTHORITY
  • Authority in Academia
  • Authority Defined
  • Acceptance of Authority
  • Modulation of Authority by External Factors
  • Delegation of Authority
  • Rescission of Delegated Authority
  • Responsibility and Accountability
  • Chain of Command
  • Organization Charts: Line and Staff Authority
  • Authority in Agency Law
  • University Type: Private or Public
  • Obscured Limits of Authority
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • SHARED AUTHORITY
  • The Meaning of Shared Authority
  • Consultative Authority
  • Shared Governance
  • Limited Rights to Consultation
  • Jurisdiction of Shared Governance
  • Breakdown of Shared Governance: Censures and Sanctions
  • Refusal to Share Authority
  • Failure to Accept Responsibility
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • LOYALTY
  • The Nature of Loyalty
  • Loyalty Oaths
  • Duty of Loyalty
  • Loyalty to the Employer
  • Familial Loyalty
  • Political Campaign Contributions
  • Political Endorsements
  • Power Base
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • LEGAL LIMITS OF AUTHORITY
  • Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • The Constitution
  • Due Process
  • Deprivation of Life, Liberty and Property Interests
  • Title IX
  • Athletics
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Institutional Policies
  • Exhaustion of Remedies
  • Sovereign Immunity
  • Charitable Immunity
  • Qualified Immunity
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • ACADEMIC AUTHORITY
  • Academic Freedom
  • Students' Academic Freedom
  • Fundamental Limitations
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Faculty Criticism of the Administration
  • Expression in Private Life
  • Curriculum
  • Religious Institutions
  • Research Grades
  • Conferring Degrees
  • Revoking Degrees
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • ADMISSIONS
  • Authority to Admit
  • Fundamental Constraints
  • Discrimination
  • Affirmative Action Admissions Programs
  • Legacy
  • Preferences
  • Bribery
  • Personal Favors
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • STUDENT AFFAIRS
  • Relationship with the Institution Authority over Student Life
  • Honor Codes
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Housing Room Searches and Seizures
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • HIRING
  • The Generic Hiring Process
  • Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
  • Affirmative Action
  • Institutional Recruitment and Employment Policies
  • Imposed Hiring: Patronage
  • Political Patronage
  • Invisible Patronage
  • Patronage Sanctioned By Policy
  • Fallback Appointments
  • Spousal Hires
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • EXCEEDING AUTHORITY
  • Exceeding the Limits
  • Lack of Authority
  • Apparent Authority
  • Estoppel
  • Promissory Estoppel
  • Deliberate Exceedance
  • Unintentional Mistakes Due to Inexperience
  • Overestimated Authority
  • Premature Assertion of Authority
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • INTRUSIVE MANAGEMENT
  • Questions of Competence: Micromanagement Over-Caution
  • Organizational Change under New Leadership
  • Intrusion under New Leadership
  • Intrusion by Outgoing Leadership
  • Intrusion through Fear of Retribution
  • Legislative Intrusion
  • Legislative Line Items
  • Legislative Intent
  • Gubernatorial Intrusion
  • Governing Board Intrusion: Special Favors
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • RESISTING AUTHORITY
  • Disobeying Orders
  • Passive Resistance
  • Deliberate Procrastination
  • Duplicity
  • Strategic Procrastination
  • Administrative Resistance: Lame Ducks
  • Incompetence
  • Decision-Making Delay
  • Failure to Give Information
  • Failure to Report Information
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • TERMINATIONS
  • Firing Personnel
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Contractual Termination Clauses
  • Termination "For Cause"
  • Incompetence
  • Insubordination
  • Breaches of Academic Integrity
  • Moral Turpitude
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • At-Will Agreements
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Constructive Discharge
  • Substance Abuse
  • Summary
  • Notes
  • CASE INDEX
  • SUBJECT INDEX.