Faculty Roles and Collective Responsibilities

  • David R. Hiley
Keywords: Higher Education, Faculty Roles, Faculty Rewards


Virginia Commonwealth University is into the fourth year of implementation of Faculty Roles and Rewards Policy. The policy is deceptively simple. It is producing, however, a change in the institutional understanding of the roles of faculty, department chairs, and departments. The authors discuss the implementation of the policy from the perspectives of a college, a department, and three individual faculty members