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Tenured Professors

Why Adjuncts Walked Out Of Their Classrooms

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.25.2015 | College

As more institutions look to cut costs by hiring adjunct professors in lieu of those on a tenured track, the part-time instructors have started demand...

Civility and Its Discontents

Brian Rosenberg | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Brian Rosenberg

So long as no actual harm is caused and no one's opportunity to live and work in safety is threatened, rudeness, coarseness, and other varieties of incivility should not be forcibly excluded from a college community

The Special Obligations of Tenured Faculty

Joseph Urgo | Posted 06.02.2014 | College
Joseph Urgo

What are the "special obligations" of tenured faculty members? What obligation flows from a special position of privileged, protected speech?

New Survey Finds College Administrators Ditching Tenure

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2013 | College

College administrators will continue to rely heavily on adjunct instructors and faculty who won't be eligible for tenure, according to a new poll of h...

Is This Yale's First Tenured Hispanic Law Professor?

Posted 03.23.2012 | Latino Voices

According to the Yale Daily News, renowned immigration law professor Cristina Rodriguez has been offered tenure at the Yale Law School, one of the top...

The " Untouchables" of American Higher Education

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Pablo Eisenberg

American universities and colleges are riddled with a caste system that violates our societal sense of fairness, justice, and decency. Contingent teachers (or adjuncts) are the "untouchables" of our college system.

Georgia State University Stands Behind a Professor Who Discriminated Against An Arab and Muslim Woman

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

It seemed okay in 2008 for a University Professor to harass a Muslim student and get away with it.