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2004

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Finalists for provost announced
Deans at UC-Davis, Duke, and Johns Hopkins are among four finalists recommended to become Emory’s next executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. The times and places for the open forums for the candidates will be announced soon.
January 22, 2004

University endowments examined
New York Times looks at endowments at Emory and other institutions
January 21, 2004

Kudos for Konner
New York Times Book Review praises Mel Konner’s new book
December 15, 2003

Feds urged to grow numbers of American study abroad students
Proposed "Lincoln Fellowship" program would raise the number of American college students studying abroad to 500,000
November 19, 2003

Whither international students?
New study shows that the growth rate of foreign students enrolled in U.S. colleges in 2002-03 remained nearly stagnant.
November 7, 2003

Ethics and genetics
A staff editorial in the October 27th issue of the Atlanta Journal Constitution argues that cutting-edge research by Emory, Georgia Tech, and University of Georgia scientists raises important ethical issues
October 30, 2003

A sea change for academic superstars?
An op-ed in the New York Times discusses efforts to turn superstar professors into more active participants in its academic community
October 27, 2003

Great Expectations for the School of Medicine
A medical faculty member adds further greetings and advice offered to Emory's new leadership
September 29, 2003

New York Times Examines Ties between Universities and Corporations
Interview with Tufts professor Sheldon Krimsky about his new book, Science in the Private Interest
September 24, 2003


Health Sciences Receives News of Federal Funding This Week

Winship Cancer Institute receives a planning grant; Emory named part of regional consortium against infectious diseases and bioterrorism
September 5, 2003

 

Cover Story

Desperately Seeking Tenure
Controversies, Concerns, and Consensus
Scott Lilienfeld, Associate Professor of Psychology, Guest Editor

You could gauge the health of a university community by how well it handles the unconventional individuals. It’s an unhealthy university that can’t tolerate or deal with those sorts of folks.
John Snarey, Professor of Human Development and Ethics, President of the Faculty Council


The tenure process doesn’t have to manage you; you can manage it.
Sandy Jap, Associate Professor of Marketin
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Tenure in the Medical School
What is it, and what does it mean?

Tenure
By Robert Pollack
(To the tune of “Señor” by Bob Dylan)

 

 

 

Also in this Issue

Peer Review and the Public
The thorny question of post-tenure review
Mark Bauerlein, Professor of English

Exploring Tenure and Research at Emory
A view from the inside
Claire E. Sterk, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health

Teaching and Tenure
Conceptions and misconceptions at Emory
Robert McCauley, Professor of Philosophy

“Collegiality” a Criterion for Tenure?
Why it’s not all politics
Ann Hartle, Professor of Philosoph

Endnotes

Continuing Conversations

Classroom on the Quad

September 11: Scholarly Responses

Tenure and Promotion

Science, Ethics, and Culture

Resources and Research

Research Across Disciplines

 

New and Emerging Inquiries

Scholarship and Society

Teaching and Mentoring

 

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