Teaching Without Tenure: Policies and Practices for a New Era

by Diane Calabrese THE MESSENGERS DIFFER. But the message is the same. Most doctoral recipients that aspire to tenure-track, full-time faculty positions will never find them. In mid- January, the Pew Charitable Trusts released the results of a study it funded, a study that illuminates the quantitative dimensions of life after graduate studies. As currently configured, the U.S. higher education sector employs almost half of all U.S. faculty members as part-timers. (See the Pew report, “At Cross Purposes: What the experiences of today’s doctoral students reveal about doctoral education,” at www.phd-survey.org.) In fact, according to Dr. Roger G. Baldwin and Dr. […]
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