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.

Newly Tenured ... at Central Michigan, Middlebury, NYU

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

Central Michigan University
--Salma Ghanem, journalism
Middlebury College
--Kateri Carmola, political science
--Michael Sheridan, sociology/anthropology
New York University
--Tazuko Shibusawa, social work

Proof That Mentoring Matters

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Study of economists -- complete with control group -- shows impact of coaching women on the process or getting published and winning grants.

Newly Tenured ... at U. of Southern California, Wabash

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

University of Southern California

--Darnell Cole, education

Wabash College

--Amanda Ingram, biology
--Peter Hulen, music
--Tim Lake, English
--Peter Mikek, economics
--Brian Tucker, German

When Tenure Means Nothing

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AAUP finds "especially egregious" violations of faculty rights in dismissals of 55 professors at Clark Atlanta in February.

Tenure Case Hinges on Collegiality

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Faced with charges that he's acted as a "bully" and sought revenge on colleagues who opposed him, a journalism professor at Ohio U. may sacrifice academe's coveted credential.

Assessing the Threat

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Experts on campus security and workplace violence say Huntsville tragedy reveals possibility of faculty members as perpetrators, but warn against "tenure denial made her do it" assumptions.


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