Broader education, including ethical education, versus disciplinary specialization;
Character deportment with respect to treatment of students, colleagues, staff - harassment, discrimination, exploitation;
Commitment to learning, keeping current in area of specialization;
Performance standards - assignments, examinations, grading, office hours, mentoring, consultations;
Carrying on the tradition (i.e. the Canon) versus challenging tradition;
Graduate training versus exploitation of graduate students; and
Online graduate and undergraduate education.
To the institution;
To the profession;
To the larger community;
Institutional versus individual outreach;
Popularization and professional standards;
Volunteering and merit assessment; and
The role of the citizen scholar.
Accountability and management to all shareholders (students, the State, private and corporate donors, the public);
Philanthropy, conditionality and university autonomy;
Tenure and academic freedom;
Recruitment and retention (competition for students and faculty);
Administration of scholarships and bursaries;
Leadership, integrity and compromise;
Performance indicators, individual and institutional; and
Private goods and public goods.
Selection of Governors and Trustees;
Role of Boards of Governors, Trustees in management;
Role of government in management; and
Role of faculty and students in management.