Tenure – Pros and Cons

‘Traditional’ academics are an endangered species

By Geoff Maslen – in University World News.

Profound changes have transformed the role of the ‘traditional’ academic in Australian universities, so much so that this once typical academic might soon be numbered among the nation’s endangered species.

A ‘policy note’ released by the Group of Eight, or Go8, research-intensive universities this week says that whereas academics were once employed full-time to undertake teaching and research, these fortunates are fast disappearing.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20140909113418960

Check also:

Tenure track in Europe’s research universities – Check:
http://www.povltiedemann.wordpress.com/2014-09-09/tenure-track/

Comment:

“No Tenure” was introduced at IMD by Peter Lorange, thus leading the way to high quality and sustainable Business School performance.

Povl Tiedemann
September 2014

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