Non-Tenure-Track Professor Will Lead USC Senate

May 30, 2014

Faculty members at the University of Southern California have elected Ginger Clark, associate professor of clinical education in the university's Rossier School of Education, as president-elect of the Academic Senate. That means she will automatically become president, which is significant because Clark is off the tenure track. Many university governance bodies don't even let non-tenure-track professors have full voting rights, and it is rare for a non-tenure-track professor to lead a senate.

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