Read Their Lips: No New Tenure

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In one-sided vote, board of Kentucky's community college system decides not to offer tenure to new faculty hires.

Rebuke for Regents Over Tenure

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Kentucky's community-technical college system abused its power in eliminating tenure for new faculty members, state's attorney general says.

Newly Tenured at Indiana U. of Pennsylvania, UNLV

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

Rocky Road in Chicago

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Professor at Columbia College loses institution's support for her conference and could lose her tenure too.

The Curious 'Sexual Harassment' Charge

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East Georgia College has dropped an unspecified sexual harassment charge against an English professor who, ironically, had openly criticized the lack of protections for the falsely accused in its sexual harassment policy.

Newly Tenured at ... Clarion, Emory, NYU

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

Clarion University

--Valerie Bennett, biology
--Ellen Foster, English
--Young-Gyoung Kim, special education and rehabilitative sciences
--Melissa Kuntz, art
--J. Andrew Lingwall, communication
--Kathleen O'Donnell, modern languages
--Sandra Trejos, economics
--Angela West, nursing
--Shari Wynkoop, special education and rehabilitative sciences

Emory University

30-Minute Chat to Tenure

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A president says he'll interview every candidate before making a recommendation to the board and that he won't be a rubber stamp. Professors say this isn't how faculty members should win job security.

Protecting a Punished Professor

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AAUP asks Saint Vincent College to reinstate monk who criticized president, then lost job amid charges that he viewed nude men online.


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Meet the meta-analytic tool designed to boil down a scholar's life's work to the size of a credit score.

'No University Is an Island'

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It's been more than a decade since Cary Nelson summed up his views on problems facing higher education in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. As Nelson would be the first to admit, the issues he identified in that book have not changed -- or at least not in the direction he would want.


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