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Governance and accountability

Canadian Association of University Teachers. Independent Study Group on University Governance

Governance and accountability

the report of the Independent Study Group on University Governance

by Canadian Association of University Teachers. Independent Study Group on University Governance

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Published by Canadian Association of University Teachers in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration,
  • Universities and colleges

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesISGUG report
    ContributionsBenjamin, Ernst, Bourgeault, Guy, McGovern, Ken, Canadian Association of University Teachers, Independent Study Group on University Governance
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26556643M

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