Marincovich, Michele and Stanford Historical Society
In this interview, Peter D. L. Stansky, Field Professor of History, Emeritus, and a former chair of the Faculty Senate, delves into the establishment of the Faculty Senate, including the initial memo written by Herbert Packer outlining the plan for the body. He explains the roles of the Academic Council and its Executive Committee, the Faculty Senate Steering Committee, and the Committee on Committees, as well as the rules and procedures surrounding elections. Stansky discusses how he became chair of the Faculty Senate, and he reflects on some of the issues that came before the body, including land and buildings, the proposed Reagan Library, the Western Culture curriculum requirement, ROTC, and the involvement of administrators and students in the senate.
Peter Stansky, Stanford Historical Society, oral histories, interviews, higher education, professors, Stanford University. Faculty Senate, and faculty governance
May 16, 2017
Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program interviews, 1999-2012