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ERIC Number: EJ847791
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-0736-7627
Fundamental Considerations for Navigating the Tenure and Promotion Process in Higher Education
Hansen, Ken
Journal of Faculty Development, v22 n3 p191-195 Sep 2008
For many junior faculty in higher education, the reappointment, tenure, and promotion (RTP) process often proves to be stressful. Developing a strategy that includes a comprehensive understanding of department, college, and university expectations may assist junior faculty during the RTP process. The purpose of this article is to provide junior faculty with fundamental considerations for achieving success in higher education while staying true to personal convictions without compromising the integrity and expectations of the university and self. Considerations for navigating the tenure and promotion process serve as a generic guide for junior faculty embarking on a career in higher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A