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Arrow, Kenneth J.

Ken Arrow

Photo: Stanford News Service
Department: 
Economics
Oral History Project: 
Faculty Senate
Interviewer: 
Weiler, Hans
Interview Year: 
2016
Oral History Type: 
Audio
Transcript

Kenneth J. Arrow served on the Executive Committee of the Academic Council around the time that the Faculty Senate was proposed and on a sub-committee appointed by the Executive Committee to consider Herbert Packer's proposal regarding the creation of an academic senate. Arrow later chaired the Faculty Senate during the 1986-87 term. He offers reflections on the function and effectiveness of the Faculty Senate and compares Stanford's mode of faculty governance with what he experienced at Harvard.

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