ERIC Number: ED450649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Mar-22
Securing Tenure and Promotion at a College or University: A Checklist.
Kussrow, Paul G.
This paper presents a checklist of actions a junior faculty member should take if he or she wants to secure tenure and promotion. The list suggests: (1) learn not to make waves; (2) be compliant; (3) accept the position of indentured servant; (4) present as many conference papers as possible; (5) be a "utility infielder," able to teach a range of courses; (6) choose your friends carefully; (7) be patient; (8) use discrimination to your advantage; (9) be willing to move; (10) become an administrator; (11) move to a smaller university); and (12) publish as much as possible. These tips will help a junior faculty member learn to play by the formal and informal rules of tenure and promotion in higher education today. (SLD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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