Lauren M.E. Goodlad

goodlad_laurenLauren M.E. Goodlad
Professor of English
Director, Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory

Too often the presumption is that an organized faculty, with its own structure of collectivity, is an impediment to shared governance; but why should that be so?  Now more than ever, faculty need an articulate voice, not an atomized multiplicity of voices. A faculty union provides a democratic structure for organizing and empowering a faculty voice.  This improved vehicle for representing faculty viewpoints will strengthen shared governance on our campus at a crucial time in our history.