Tenure

Newly Tenured ... at California Lutheran, Campbellsville, Middlebury, Northland

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:

California Lutheran University

--Rainer Diriwächter, psychology
--Helen Ahn Lim, criminal justice
--Michael Pearce, art

Campbellsville University

--Richard E. Corum, business administration
--Beverly Ennis, education
--Donna Irwin Hedgepath, education
--Helen Mudd, social work
--Jeanette Parker, psychology
--Craig Rogers, psychology
--Brenda Tungate, biology

Middlebury College

Newly Tenured ... at Greensboro, Northeastern, Washington

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:

Greensboro College
--Michael A. Dutch, business administration and economics

Northeastern University
--Luca Caracoglia, civil and environmental engineering
--Rebecca Carrier, chemical engineering
--Yung Joon Jung, mechanical and industrial engineering
--Yingzi Lin, mechanical and industrial engineering
--Hossein Mosallaei, electrical and computer engineering
--Shashi Murthy, chemical engineering

Motivating the Reluctant Retiree (Singular)

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Colleges' incentives for older professors often woo those the institutions really want to keep. U. of Colorado found a way to single out individuals.

New Orleans, Back in the Fold

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AAUP clears two New Orleans universities from its censure list, but cites Bethune-Cookman, Idaho State and RPI.

Layoffs and Turmoil

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Cuts in California's Ventura County Community College District infuriate professors and students.

Something for Everyone

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A new contract at Temple will make tenure harder to get -- and provide new benefits for full-timers off the tenure track.

10 Years Until Tenure

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If a report issued Thursday gains momentum, the tenure clock -- and many other things about faculty career paths -- could see significant changes.

The American Council on Education released the report, which attacks what David Ward, president of the council, called the "rigidity" of the tenure system. The report warns that unless colleges become more flexible about how professors are recruited and what is expected of them, they will lose much of the best talent -- especially women.

Are State Troopers Models for Professors?

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The American system of awarding doctorates and producing professors is a mess. On that, the disparate voices on a high-powered MLA panel on reforming the Ph.D. agreed Monday night.

Disparate Burden

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New data show just how unequally child-care responsibilities fall on male and female professors.

A Real Option

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The U. of California is considering a policy that might make part-time faculty careers -- before and after tenure -- more viable than ever before.

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