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ERIC Number: EJ586102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-1831
The Trouble with Tenure.
Trower, Cathy
National Forum, v79 n1 p24-29 Win 1999
A discussion of the new scrutiny of faculty tenure by legislators and governing boards presents the views of four critics of traditional tenure. Topics addressed include problems associated with tenure, financial and educational perspectives on faculty productivity, possible alternatives to tenure, and implications for academic freedom. Post-tenure review is examined as a compromise between traditional tenure and proposed alternatives. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue: "Issues in Higher Education." Journal availability: Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Box 16000, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70893.