Academic Tenure and Retrenchment: the US experience

@inproceedings{Caston1982AcademicTA,
  title={Academic Tenure and Retrenchment: the US experience},
  author={Geoffrey Caston},
  year={1982}
}
It was clear to the authors that financial reasons can legitimate the dismissal of a tenured academic; in addition, as Professor Robert Carr, then Chairman of the AAUP Committee on Academic Freedom, acknowledges in the foreword to this work, "The academic profession itself readily concedes that a professor can be dismissed for 'adequate cause,' including such grounds as incompetence, neglect of duty, and gross personal misconduct" [2]. A 1972 survey showed that 100% of public and private… CONTINUE READING

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