The balloting results, announced on Thursday, were attained with a strategy that could make such collective bargaining easier at universities where campuswide support does not exist.
Six lawmakers wrote to the education secretary to seek more information about the panel, which the Liberty University president says will deal primarily with college deregulation.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.