Survey documents significant gaps by gender and race in how professors consider the question.
At DePaul, faculty members want to know why so many minority tenure candidates have been rejected while white hopefuls have succeeded.
Noting years of misreading of the past by those in power, historians vow wider engagement with the public.
New study examines the points in their careers when academic women get more assignments than men -- and how those assignments may hold them back.
Michigan provost wants to extend pre-tenure period to 10 years -- and faculty senate resoundingly rejects the idea.
Rebuffing a disaffiliation endorsed by their leaders, delegates to New York's faculty union vote instead to keep their connection to the American Association of University Professors.
Once named the most tenure-heavy institution among elite privates, Brown moves to new rules to tighten the process, following faculty sign-off.
Furor over outspoken adjunct's testimony in Washington highlights rift between tenured and contingent faculty.
Towson U. policy change raises question: Should tenure committee votes be by secret ballot?
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
Prairie State College
--Kristina Appelt, librarian--Teresa McCann, Spanish--Thomas Nicholas, English--Cathy Rook, adult education--Katharine Sims-Drew, mathematics
St. Norbert College
--David Bailey, biology--Shalisa Collins, Spanish--Charles Jacobs, political science--Joel Mann, philosophy
University of Hartford
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