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The Newark Faculty Council exists to advance shared governance. But what exactly constitutes shared governance at a major modern university?

The University Reading Group (URG) on Shared Governance provides a forum for advancing our shared understanding of shared governance. We read and discuss publications that shed light on the history and current state of university shared governance.

Please click on the sub-pages to find details about upcoming URG on SG events.

If you have suggestions on publications or format, please contact Mike Barnett ( or complete the form at this link.