To improve our reach, academics must make our writings both more available and public-friendlier, writes Nathan Jurgenson.
MLA issues new guidelines on how work with new media should be counted in hiring, tenure and promotion decisions.
Monica A. Coleman reflects on how she achieved academic success while dealing with severe mental illness.
Elizabeth Simmons offers a dean's perspective on how faculty members up for tenure should approach deal with the process of identifying external evaluators.
A community college in Michigan will grant tenure or tenure-track status to all full-time faculty, bucking the adjunctification trend in higher ed.
A new paper by an English professor argues that literary research, much of which is rarely cited, is not an efficient use of university resources.
Faculty members at community college in Texas are upset because they fear that district wants to do away with tenure; it has already instituted new rule to punish professors who grumble.
A declaration of financial emergency in Washington State means two-year colleges can more easily lay off full-time professors. Union leaders call policy a power grab.
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
Texas Woman’s University
--Rhonda Buckley, family sciences--Kenneth Foster, psychology and philosophy--Nerissa Gillum, family sciences--Christian Hart, psychology and philosophy--Joni Jensen, music--Rae Langford, nursing--Kathy Luedtke-Hoffman, physical therapy--Beth Norris, physical therapy--Katherine Rose, family sciences--Marilyn Massey Stokes, health studies
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