Tenure Track

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A Primer on Academic Tenure (and Its Tenuous Future)

In the following Q&A, George Justice, an English professor and author of “How to Be a Dean,” explains the origin of tenure and the waning protections that it affords professors in the United States who have it.

1 year ago

Publishing More and Achieving Less

Do sociology graduate students need to publish more today than they did a generation ago to get a faculty position? Do assistant professors need to publish more to get tenure?

3 years ago

When Tenure-Track Faculty Take On the Problem of Adjunctification

What one group of tenure-track faculty did to fight for the dignity and success of their adjunct colleagues, and for the ultimate survival of academia. Read how they’re exceeding all expectations, and how you can bring the fight to your own institution.

9 years ago