1st Edition

Where Tenure Does Not Reign Colleges with Contract Systems

By Richard Chait, Cathy A. Trower Copyright 1997

    Presents the experiences of campuses without tenure and campuses where faculty may choose tenure or contracts. Issues covered include academic freedom, faculty recruitment, selectivity, turnover, and reward structures. Answers the question, "What lessons can be learned from campuses with contract systems?"

    Where Tenure Does Not Reign: College with Contract Systems; Part I Contractual Provisions Part II Policy Implications Part III Faculty Reactions Part IV Conclusions


    Cathy A. Trower is president of Trower & Trower, Inc., a board governance consulting firm, and former research director at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.