Voting With No Confidence

April 23, 2013

Last month the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at New York University passed a vote of no confidence in the university’s president, John Sexton. While there were multiple complaints against Sexton, the theme running through them was a sense that faculty members were being cut out of decision-making. The response by the university’s governing board to the vote was swift and decisive. But it wasn’t what faculty members wanted. Instead of issuing a condemnation of the president, the board backed Sexton in a unanimous statement of support.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed