Title

Rigid Tenure System Hurts Young Professors and Women, University Officials Say

Authors

Robin Wilson

Document Type

News Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Volume

52

Issue

7

Publisher

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Publication Date

10-7-2005

Abstract

Officials of 27 major research universities who met here in late September to discuss ways to make the tenure track more flexible said the lock-step, up-or-out nature of academic careers not only leaves no room for young professors to enjoy their family lives, but also hampers women's efforts to advance in the profession.

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