At several campuses, faculty leaders say institutions are unfairly altering tenure criteria as candidates are midway through their probationary periods.
Bar association panel is open to keeping requirement that law schools have some kind of job security for faculty members, but it's still unclear how it will do so.
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
AAUP censures institutions that have eliminated faculty and academic programs during budget crises.
When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.
You can maintain your sanity and earn that promotion, writes Mary Kirk.
Faculty members at Brooklyn Law School raise the alarm about the board's decision to expand the reasons why a tenured professor can have his or her contract terminated.
Ideally, colleges shouldn't have anyone but full professors run their departments, Lawrence Abele argues. But if they must, here are some guidelines to make the best of the situation.
Early career faculty should demonstrate leadership through projects that also advance their teaching and research programs, Elizabeth Simmons writes.
Ruth Starkman considers how departments are (and should be) considering digital scholarship -- and what young scholars should know about how their work will be evaluated.
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