The Case For Tenure

The Case For Tenure
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0801433169
ISBN13: 
9780801433160
Pages: 
264
Published: 
November 1st 1996 by ILR Press
Rating: 
3.0

I believe that academic tenure is good for America: that it is essential for the protection of academic freedom, that it is necessary to attract the intellectually gifted to the academic life and to create conditions that allow first-rate scholarship to flourish. This is not to deny its drawbacks, both for the individual and for the institution, but it is to maintain that the system is far better for society than any substitute suggested thus far.

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