Tenure: A Conscientious Objective

2 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2012

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: January 4, 2012


This critical response to James O'Toole's "Tenure: A Conscientious Objection" argues that O'Toole's argument that the tenure system is unnecessary under due process subverts the purpose of tenure elimination, that is, a healthy rate of teacher turnover.

Keywords: tenure, professor, university

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., Tenure: A Conscientious Objective (January 4, 2012). Change Magazine, p. 37, 1994, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-195, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1979443

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