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Clarification

The article "Academic Job Security Threatened As Anti-Tenure Wave Sweeps U.S." (R. Finn, The Scientist, Nov. 11, 1996, page 1) reported incorrect information concerning tenure at Dartmouth Medical School. The school stopped awarding tenure in 1979, except for deans, department chairpersons, and endowed professorships. Those already tenured retained their status. The school reinstated tenure in 1993 for full professors employed by Dartmouth College.

The Scientist Staff

The article "Academic Job Security Threatened As Anti-Tenure Wave Sweeps U.S." (R. Finn, The Scientist, Nov. 11, 1996, page 1) reported incorrect information concerning tenure at Dartmouth Medical School. The school stopped awarding tenure in 1979, except for deans, department chairpersons, and endowed professorships. Those already tenured retained their status. The school reinstated tenure in 1993 for full professors employed by Dartmouth College.

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