The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges:
--Jennifer Wood Adams, communication and journalism --Judith Blumsack, communication disorders --Jennifer Brooks, history --Judith Blumsack, communication disorders --John Carvalho, communication and journalism --Joyce de Vries, art --Hollie Lavenstein, communication and journalism --Giovanna Summerfield, foreign languages and literatures --Jonathan Sutton, philosophy
In many academic circles, being attacked by Bill O'Reilly might be a badge of honor. A Syracuse University professor, however, charges that he was denied tenure last week in part because of the fallout over his on-air disputes with the Fox television star, who has branded him "a new Ward Churchill."
WASHINGTON -- While women are underrepresented on the science faculties of research universities, they are more likely than men to be interviewed for tenure-track jobs and to receive job offers, and if they are hired and stay, they are at least as likely as men to receive tenure. Those are the conclusions of a study requested by Congress and released Tuesday by the National Academies.