collegialism

collegialism

(kəˈliːdʒɪəlɪzəm)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the theory that the church's highest authority is its collective membership

collegialism

the belief that the church as an organization is independent of and equal to the state, with its highest authority lying in its collective membership.
See also: Church
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113) See Kelman, supra note 16, at 298 ("I admire the collegialism of Justice Harlan more than the soloism of Justice Black.
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Pietism was to Baumgarten what Arminianism was to Warburton and Vernet, but Sorkin also traces the influence of Dutch Collegialism and English moderatism on Baumgarten's defense of "the true middle way"--a way that included appeals to natural law, natural religion, and revelation and scripture.
And it is reflected in the many new managerial practices that are being employed by university administrators--ranging from greater secrecy in the running of institutional affairs, to various forms of pseudo-consultation, to the increased use of performance indicators and merit pay to control and motivate academic workers--all of which erode the collegialism and institutional democracy that have been the hallmarks of university governance.
In such circumstances, self-evaluation followed by an inquisitorial peer review encourages retrenchment rather than responsiveness: cloisterism rather than new collegialism (Harvey, 1995).

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