Tenure

Sage Colleges reinstate tenure to improve academic profile

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While the percentage of tenured faculty members continues to decline nationally, the Sage Colleges worked to re-establish the practice in a bid to improve the institution's academic profile.

U. of Missouri moves toward giving adjuncts voting rights in faculty governance

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U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.

Seminary threatens to discipline professor for offending prospective students, donors

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Tennessee seminary told a tenured professor he was offending would-be contributors and should look for work elsewhere.

Argosy University cuts adjunct pay for online courses

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Argosy University cuts pay rate for online adjuncts, giving a rarely seen glimpse at adjunct pay and raising questions about how for-profits stack up on salaries.

Louisville lawsuit raises concerns familiar to those on tenure track

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If a department encourages a junior professor to teach more than is the norm, and take on more advisees than normal, is it fair to deny her tenure because she hasn't published enough? And why do so many people know someone with this story?

Newly Tenured ... at Lyon, Southern Illinois, Texas A

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

Faculty members at the University of Wisconsin oppose a proposed change to a new post-tenure review policy

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Wisconsin regents aren’t done changing the way faculty members are evaluated. This time, they are seeking to give administrators independent power over posttenure reviews -- a move faculty groups oppose.

Wisconsin governor and university system president anger professors with comments on tenure

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System president's email criticizing tenure expectations and comparing professors to railroad brakemen adds to faculty frustration in Wisconsin. But the governor likes the email.

President wins an award for cutting tenured faculty jobs

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Carolyn Stefanco, president of the College of Saint Rose, cut 23 faculty positions and 12 academic programs. She won a prize for her efforts.

Colleges award tenure

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

Bowdoin College

  • Margaret Boyle, romance languages and literatures
  • Judith Casselberry, Africana studies
  • Crystal Hall, digital and computational studies
  • David Hecht, history
  • Abigail Killeen, theater and dance
  • Jeffrey Selinger, government and legal studies
  • Yao Tang, economics

Cabrini College

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