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Guidance for an Often Thankless Task

Laura L. Behling gives advice for revising the Faculty Handbook, which can be challenging and take longer than hoped but is nevertheless crucial for faculty and institutions alike.

The Tenure and Promotion Process, Reimagined

How, Deborah J. Cohan asks, can academe make it more productive, meaningful and streamlined for everyone—including the candidate, the reviewers and the institution?

The Tenure Two-Step

Paul J. Croft shares some underlying laws that govern the tenure process and how to make that process work best for you.

The Tenure Review Process Must Evolve

Innovative faculty members can lead the way, argue Andrew McKinney and Amanda Coolidge, by encouraging the inclusion of open educational resources work in tenure and promotion portfolios.

What I Wish I’d Known Before Tenure

Based on his experience over the past 25 years, Mike Gunter Jr. shares five core strands of advice.

Mic-Drop Advice for Getting Promoted and Tenured

Katie D. Lewis provides recommendations for how to succeed along the tenure track in each key area of academe -- while also balancing the demands of motherhood.

Starting a Tenure-Track Career

This transition, while enormously exciting, can present some challenges and concerns, writes Melissa Dennihy, who offers tips on how to settle in your first year and keep thriving.

The Problems With Pausing the Tenure Clock

Colleges have not thoroughly examined the cost of such well-intentioned measures and how they might exacerbate racial and gender inequalities, Reem Khamis-Dakwar and Josh Hiller argue.