Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have?
U. of North Georgia case raises key questions: Is rudeness grounds to revoke tenure? Should professors' jobs be at risk over criteria in employee handbook that are not in faculty handbook?
U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.
Professors and librarians consider the advantages of digital, the reluctance of many tenure committees to look beyond print, and the possibility of paying the costs of publishing works by young scholars.
When a tenure bid goes south, is the professor entitled to know why? Experts say yes, but a faculty member at the U. of Missouri says the institution is holding out on his request for a reason.
Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.
Northeastern U. professors say they were denied tenure due to changing publication standards aimed at upping the university's reputation.
One college is trying to make it collegial; others are trying to target low performers. Is there a way to make the process meaningful, fair and attractive to faculty?
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.
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