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The Questions of Tenure

Edited by Richard P. Chait

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674016040

Publication Date: 02/01/2005


352 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

10 line illustrations, 21 tables


  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [Richard P. Chait]
  • 1. Why Tenure? Why Now? [Richard P. Chait]
  • 2. What Is Current Policy? [Cathy A. Trower]
  • 3. Does Faculty Governance Differ at Colleges with Tenure and Colleges without Tenure? [Richard P. Chait]
  • 4. Can the Tenure Process Be Improved? [R. Eugene Rice and Mary Deane Sorcinelli]
  • 5. What Happened to the Tenure Track? [Roger G. Baldwin and Jay L. Chronister]
  • 6. How Are Faculty Faring in Other Countries? [Philip G. Altbach]
  • 7. Can Colleges Competitively Recruit Faculty without the Prospect of Tenure? [Cathy A. Trower]
  • 8. Can Faculty Be Induced to Relinquish Tenure? [Charles T. Clotfelter]
  • 9. Why Is Tenure One College’s Problem and Another’s Solution? [William T. Mallon]
  • 10. How Might Data Be Used? [Cathy A. Trower and James P. Honan]
  • 11. Gleanings [Richard P. Chait]
  • Contributors
  • Index

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