Topic outline

  • Course Description

    This class is designed to engage participants in working toward a common understanding of the role of specific committees in the governance and decision-making at Marlboro as well as collaborating on improving committee productivity through developing skills in meeting management, facilitation, project management and communication.

    • Weekly Schedule

      1/27. Introduction - exercise in team building

      2/3. The college, history of its founding and the reasoning behind its governance structure.

      Read: Constitution and Bylaws, College Handbook, review governance diagram

      2/10. Faculty Meeting, Town Meeting and the Allocation of Powers

      2/17. Faculty Meeting - key issues, decision-making, structures of decision-making

      Read: excerpts from Faculty Meeting Minutes and the Marlboro Gazette

      • Topic 2