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Florida Faculty Await Details on New Tenure Law
Professors in the Sunshine State may soon face an additional tenure review process under the bill, but not much is yet known about how it will change tenure retention.
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Florida Faculty Await Details on New Tenure Law
Florida Faculty Await Details on New Tenure Law

Professors in the Sunshine State may soon face an additional tenure review process under the bill, but not much is yet known about how it will change tenure retention.

Professors in the Sunshine State may soon face an additional tenure review process under the bill, but not much is yet known about how it will change tenure retention.

ABOVE: © iStock.com, DenisTangneyJr

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