On the effectiveness and irrelevancy of tenure

Horn, Joseph M.
December 1997
Academic Questions;Winter97/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
Discusses the effects of the institution of tenure in the status and role of college teachers in a modern university in the United States. Contrast between Idealized Vision view of academic life against the conception of university, the Fashion; Consequence of the shift from the Idealized Vision to Fashion; Examples of academic freedom distortion; Consideration of two major claims made for tenure.


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