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
More medical schools offer better-balanced work-life policies to faculty, new study finds, but few actually use them.
System wants flexibility to eliminate jobs -- even if institutions do not declare "financial exigency."
--Kelly Connole, art--Melissa Eblen-Zayas, physics--Jessica Leiman, English--David Liben-Nowell, computer science
Surprise legislation -- based on newly adopted measure for K-12 -- would bar institutions from awarding continuing or long-term contracts.
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