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tenure

A time period,as in the tenure of a lease.

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Our model explores the role of contractual damages in replacing academic tenure (i.
Dnes and Seaton (1998, 2001) examine the reform of academic tenure in the United Kingdom by the 1988 Education Reform Act, which allowed softer tenure to be chosen by universities.
A good way to make clear what is academic tenure is to compare it to something similar, such as judicial tenure.
Traditionally, academic tenure was granted to faculty until they reached a mandatory retirement age (DeGeorge, 1997).
The passing of the 1988 Educational Reform Act gives us a good opportunity to test the efficiency-based account of academic tenure suggested by Carmichael (1988), who argues that it solves an incentive and information problem.
In the following sections, universities are identified by two main characteristics: type of academic tenure (section III.
Draper's solidarity with such a political culture - and thus, incidentally, with servants of state such as McNamara - is shared by battalions of "the best and brightest" graduates of higher education, well trained by equally loyal professors and well rewarded when they, too, receive academic tenure or are recruited by various think tanks, policy kitchens, and corporate boards.
An active science and engineering ambassador, Wilson frequents local schools to inform young people about engineering, the environment and sustainability, and has a strong track record of recruiting students and supporting them throughout their academic tenures.

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