Tenure

A proposal to add innovation and entrepreneurship to tenure and promotion criteria

Should innovation and entrepreneurial achievement be considered as part of teaching, research and service?

San Diego State faculty committee considers proposal to strip professors' emeritus status

San Diego State considers a policy on revoking emeritus status when retired professors hurt the university's reputation.

Two black scholars say UVA denied them tenure after belittling their work

Two black scholars say UVA denied them tenure after belittling their work and their contributions to their fields, erring in procedure along the way.

Missouri Western cuts quarter of faculty along with programs in history and more

Missouri Western cuts 30 percent of the faculty, along with programs in history, political science, sociology, economics, music and more.

Historian at U Minnesota 'celebrates' tenure with critiques of governing board's recent actions in renaming debate

Historian at U of Minnesota "celebrates" tenure with a scathing critique of her governing board's recent actions against a building-renaming proposal. She says she couldn't have risked these statements without job security.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute clarifies promotion process to full professor and expands the definition of scholarship

WPI wants associate professors to understand what's possible, and offer options that go beyond traditional research.

DePauw to shrink by laying off dozens of staff and offering buyouts to 100 faculty members

Facing flat enrollment and strained annual budgets, DePauw University will tap endowment to finance layoffs for dozens of staff members and hefty voluntary retirement packages for a graying faculty.

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

Vermont Law School to cut tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder how it will help.

Vermont Law School plans to cut professors' tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder if it will hurt the institution more than it helps.

Proposed changes to shared governance at the University of Wyoming recall those passed in Wisconsin in recent years

Proposed changes to shared governance at the University of Wyoming recall those passed in Wisconsin. Professors in Wyoming say tenure would exist in name only if their governing board gets what it wants.

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