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Wilson, Robin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1997
In an effort to revitalize Bennington College (Vermont), its president recently fired 26 of 79 faculty members, reduced and reorganized academic departments and divisions, replaced tenure with multi-year contracts, and recruited new faculty. Some claim violation of academic freedom. Enrollment has increased, particularly among first-time students,…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Policy, Change Strategies