Posts tagged: tenure - Diverse


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Imposter Syndrome: A Buzzword with Damaging Consequences

by Delma Ramos and Raquel Wright-Mair | April 21, 2021 Like many racially minoritized faculty who engage in work for equity and social justice, we are Read more

Engaging Academia on My Own Terms

by | April 14, 2021
I associated my belonging and success in academia with persisting and succeeding in the “trad [...] Read more

Variances in Tenure Process Raise Gender Equity Concerns Exacerbated by COVID-19

by Autumn A. Arnett | March 1, 2021
Faculty across the country have expressed concerns about the equity considerations they feel ar [...] Read more

Doctoral Students Release Letter Denouncing Harvard’s Decision to Deny Dr. Cornel West Tenure

by | February 23, 2021
Earlier this week, Dr. Cornel West, professor and activist, threatened to leave Harvard Univers [...] Read more

After Harvard Refuses to Take Up His Tenure Case, Dr. Cornel West Threatens to Leave

by | February 21, 2021
Dr. Cornel West—arguably one of the nation’s most prominent Black intellectuals—is contem [...] Read more

Policy Makes it Easier to Dismiss Employees, Even Tenured Ones

by | January 25, 2021
A Kansas Board of Regents subcommittee has endorsed a policy making it easier for state univers [...] Read more

Iowa Lawmakers Attempt to Eliminate Tenure Systems in Public Higher Ed

by | January 19, 2021
Iowa state Republican lawmakers have again proposed bills to eliminate tenured positions at the [...] Read more

Extend the Tenure Clock to Save Careers of Rising Academic Women

by Karen Bjorkman | November 30, 2020
The halls of higher education already had a leaky pipeline for women in science and academia, b [...] Read more

The Black Professor at Historically White Colleges and Universities

by Robert M. Brown III | August 30, 2020
While many still refuse to acknowledge the presence and destructive impact of racism, there is [...] Read more

Faculty of Color Confront Extra Obstacles on the Road to Tenure

by | July 1, 2020
Dr. Paul C. Harris, an education professor at the University of Virginia, was offered promotion [...] Read more

The Peculiar Tenure Denial of Dr. Paul Harris

by | June 23, 2020
Just as activists flooded cities across the nation chanting “Black Lives Matter” to express [...] Read more

Athletics Are Not Expendable, if Education is Our Goal

by Michael Rocque | May 13, 2020
These are troubling times for higher education. With budgets tightening, hiring and salary free [...] Read more

Universities Are Freezing Tenure Clocks. What Will That Mean for Junior Faculty of Color?

by | May 9, 2020
Over 240 universities are offering junior faculty extensions on their tenure clocks to ease the [...] Read more

With the Fire on High: The Writing Process in COVID-19

by | May 2, 2020
For me to be productive as a woman of color in academia, my writing needs to be driven by a con [...] Read more

Stepping Away from the Brink: Part VII: Faculty and The Academy

by Edward Summers, Lessie Branch and Adriel A. Hilton | March 11, 2020
Faculty, in conjunction with students, represent the core of an academic institution. Without e [...] Read more
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