American Association of University Professors, 1915 Declaration of Principles on Academic Freedom and Academic Tenure
Kurkland, Academic Tenure
and Academic Freedom, 53 LAW & CONTEMP.
When viewed in this light, academic tenure
, while long-recognized and accepted, is actually a fairly radical idea: it results in a status that is not available to the vast majority of other American workers.
frequently is discussed and debated among educators from many different disciplines.
Factors that affect academic tenure
in schools of nursing.
In this article we explore the incentive properties of academic tenure
relative to alternatives that might be substitutes for tenure.
Issues of academic tenure
and contractual matters are as real as their counterparts in policing.
The AAUP was formally founded in 1915 as a general association of faculty and was instrumental in defining principles relating to faculty tenure, academic freedom, and the central importance of peer review in faculty life (Commission on Academic Tenure
in Higher Education, 1973).
differs from the job protection seniority provides to productions workers.
After University of Toronto philosophy professor Mark Kingwell, a vocal and public opponent of academic tenure
, was awarded tenure, he reflected slyly on the development in his book In Pursuit of Happiness: Better Living from Plato to Prozac (2000): The rumors that my academic colleagues only gave me a permanent job so that I would finally shut up about them, or the theory that the surest way to tenure is to argue for its abolition on television, do not, so far as I know, have any basis in fact.
In this article the reform of academic tenure
is examined in the United Kingdom.
To be sure, academic tenure
is the structure that safeguards academic freedom.
Further expressing the outlook of detractors he adds: "The role, function, and justification of academic tenure
are often simply equated with unnecessary, undeserved, and counterproductive job security for an elitist, self-serving group of overpaid and underworked college and university professors.
A woman's lack of interaction with peers and with the academic department or the institution becomes a serious problem as she attempts to negotiate her way through increasing responsibilities as a more senior faculty member and accomplish the research and publication of scholarly work (and obtain the funding necessary for that work) on the road to promotions and academic tenure
Interested people or observers of higher education can also find out about governance (chapter 5), the role of research (chapter 6), indirect costs in funding (chapter 6), and academic tenure