The faculty of the future

Journal of Academic Ethics 1 (1):49-58 (2003)
This paper examines some implications of predicted demographic changes in Canadian universities that may make them unable to replace retiring faculty members in numbers permitting academic business as usual. If the predictions prove correct, it will be desirable to reinterpret received verities about the relationship between professor/student ratios and effective education, the dual roles of teaching and research, and democratic governance in communities of higher education. Possibilities for restructuring inquiry and instruction in ways consistent with the responsibilities of educators are all too briefly explored. A revised division of instructional labour is suggested, along with changes in the conduct of research and academic administration that would free professors to focus on the tasks for which they have the greatest expertise.
Keywords Academic Values  Demand for and Supply of Professors  Faculty Renewal  Restructuring Higher Education  Professorial Roles
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DOI 10.1023/A:1025425807240
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