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FLEXIBILITY WANTED: University of Minnesota regent Patricia Spence cites budgetary uncertainty.
"It's the largest anti-tenure wave in 25 years," notes Jordan E. Kurland, associate general secretary of the Washington, D.C.-based American Association of University Professors (AAUP). "The climate is stormy."
According to Matthew Finkin, Albert J. Harno Professor of Law at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and author of the new book The Case for Tenure (Ithaca, N.Y., ILR Press, 1996), no fewer than 23...
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