Weakening tenure is an attack on academic freedom

“Since World War II, Canadian and American universities have offered faculty members tenure, the promise of lifetime employment to those who complete a six- to 10-year probation period. During this time, professors’ teaching, writing and research are scrutinised by their colleagues to determine whether a tenured appointment is merited …”(more)

[Benjamin Ginsberg, University World News, 20 May]

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