BOOKS FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND POLICYMAKERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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Where Tenure Does Not Reign

Colleges with Contract Systems

Paperback
January 1997
9781563770869
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  • Publisher
    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    1st January 1997
  • ISBN 9781563770869
  • Language English
  • Pages 36 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
$25.00

Presents the experiences of campuses without tenure and campuses where faculty may choose tenure or contracts. Issues covered include academic freedom, faculty recruitment, selectivity, turnover, and reward structures. Answers the question, "What lessons can be learned from campuses with contract systems?"

Richard Chait

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Cathy A. Trower

Cathy A. Trower is president of Trower & Trower, Inc., a board governance consulting firm, and former research director at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

tenure; contracted faculty; faculty retention; career development; hiring practices in higher education