Professor Scott Masten Honored by University for Service to Faculty Governance


Scott Masten, professor of business economics and public policy at Michigan Ross, was honored this week by U-M for his longtime service to faculty governance.

He was one of 31 U-M faculty recognized for their teaching, scholarship, service, and creative activities during a celebration at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, receiving the Distinguished Faculty Governance Award.

Masten has been active in campus faculty governance for 25 years. He is the former chair of both the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) and the Faculty Senate and worked to increase fairness and transparency in university policies related to faculty performance and conduct.

He became active in faculty governance in 1992, first as a member and then as chair of the Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty. He worked with the Office of the Provost to develop compensation policy guidelines for faculty and research scientists. He’s the current chair of the SACUA Rules, Practices, and Policies Committee

Masten served on numerous committees at Ross and is a founding board member and a past president of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics. He also co-edits the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization and Managerial and Decision Economics.

Congratulations Professor Masten, and thank you for your service!

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