Newly Tenured ... at Eastern Connecticut, Western Kentucky

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

Eastern Connecticut State University

--Alita Cousins, psychology
--Melanie Evans, psychology
--Jennifer Leszczynski, psychology

Western Kentucky University

Standing Their Ground

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Brown U. faculty refuse to endorse changes that would make tenure harder to earn, and that some fear would alter the teaching/research balance.

Tenured Jobs Saved

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Arbitrator finds Florida State violated contract provisions in eliminating positions -- and university rescinds layoffs.

Constant Curricular Change

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Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.

'Saints and Scamps'

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While much has changed in higher education in the last 25 years, Steven M. Cahn maintains that the important ethical issues (and their appropriate resolutions) have not changed that much at all. That's why there are very few changes in Saints and Scamps: Ethics in Academia, just released by Rowman & Littlefield in a 25th anniversary edition.

'Exemplars' of Good Pre-Tenure Practices

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The University of Iowa was found to be exceptional in five of eight categories evaluating the job satisfaction of pre-tenure faculty members at four-year colleges and universities, according to an analysis being released today by Harvard University's Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.

New Measures of Scholarly Impact

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Data analytics are changing the ways to judge the influence of papers and journals.

Is Tenure Fair at Law Schools?

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Survey documents significant gaps by gender and race in how professors consider the question.

More Than a Coincidence?

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At DePaul, faculty members want to know why so many minority tenure candidates have been rejected while white hopefuls have succeeded.

Into the Fray

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Noting years of misreading of the past by those in power, historians vow wider engagement with the public.


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