Shared Governance at Gustavus Adolphus College

Shared Governance Principles

In 2013, the Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees created a Shared Governance Working Group. The Shared Governance Principles document is the product of working group deliberations that drew on various sources and took into account differing perspectives.

Shared Governance Discussions

Why We Work Together - October 11, 2013
How We Work Together - November 8, 2013
Our Roles in Working Together - December 7, 2013

The Ralph S. Brown Award for Shared Governance

In June 2015, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) awarded the Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees, including President Rebecca Bergman, the Association’s Ralph S. Brown Award for Shared Governance. The award is given to American college or university administrators or trustees in recognition of outstanding contributions to shared governance.

Statement on Freedom of Speech

This statement was endorsed by the faculty and Board of trustees in the 2018-19 academic year.

Resource Requiring Academic Program Proposal Process

This process was endorsed by the Shared Governancence Committee, factulty, and Board of Trustees in Fall 2020.