“Mr. President, we are not employees of the university. We are the university.” Some of you are no doubt familiar with this quote. It was the response Isidore Rabi, a distinguished member of the faculty at Columbia University, had for President Dwight Eisenhower, who referred to the faculty as “employees of the university” in 1950.
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Hughey, Aaron W., "The Myth of Shared Governance in Higher Education" (2023). Faculty/Staff Personal Papers. Paper 222.