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Tenure Between Two Gilded Ages
For many, a tenure-track position is the holy grail of academic appointments. For others, mainly those outside of academia, tenure has become a word that keeps unqualified and under-performing professors teaching in unpopular fields. Where did this idea of tenure for professors come from, how has it changed, and what does it actually mean in today’s higher education landscape?