Tenure, RIP: What the Vanishing Status Means for the Future of Education

From The Chronicle of Higher Eductation The AAUP has for years argued for the necessity of tenure. This spring Cary Nelson, president of the association, visited Principia College, a liberal-arts institution in Illinois where there is no tenure. “You could cut the fear with a knife,” says Mr. Nelson. “Faculty members are guarded, they’re not […]