ERIC Number: EJ541912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Two Perspectives on Tenure.
Pilant, Denny E.; Ellison, Brian A.
PS: Political Science and Politics, v30 n1 p14-17 Mar 1997
Criticizes the invalid imposition of business principles upon the mission of higher education. Explores the best and worst aspects of tenure through the experiences of one senior and one junior faculty member. Concludes that the culture of tenure needs to be changed from an entitlement program to a public good. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Administration, College Faculty, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Public Education, Quality of Working Life, Teacher Employment, Teacher Employment Benefits, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Experience, Tenure
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A