Tenure: A Summary, Explanation, and 'Defense'
American Association of University Professors Bulletin, Vol. 57, Autumn 1971
7 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2011
Date Written: December 7, 1971
Responding to growing student unrest and steep competition for funding among national priorities, this essay seeks addresses demands for greater accountability by eliminating scholastic tenure. This discussion maintains that the best defense of tenure is a clear statement of what tenure specifically is - and is not.
Keywords: university, professor, tenure
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