Out with the Old and in with the New: One University Department's Experience with Revisions of the Tenure-and-Promotion Policy

@inproceedings{Pyle2014OutWT,
  title={Out with the Old and in with the New: One University Department's Experience with Revisions of the Tenure-and-Promotion Policy},
  author={Elizabeth Hammond Pyle},
  year={2014}
}
The tenure-and-promotion policy for university faculty often lacks clarity even if it has existed for many decades. Frequently shrouded in generalities and open to any number of interpretations, such a policy can create a stressful environment for pretenured faculty. The author explains how members of the department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport at Western Kentucky University revised their tenure-and-promotion policy to include less ambiguity and more definitive guidelines… CONTINUE READING