Category Archives: Tenure

Which US universities give ‘tenure’ to academic librarians?

The following universities in the USA use the term ‘tenure’ in securing permanent status for their librarians: Appalachian State University, Boone, NC Auburn University, Auburn, AL Augusta State University,Augusta, GA Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN Binghamton University, State University … Continue reading

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Academic Freedom & Tenure for Some But Not All?

Recent events at the University of Saskatchewan have brought to light, the unspoken, silent developments on who ‘really’ have the benefits of tenure and academic freedom. Questions such as, do faculty in senior administrative positions have the same academic freedom … Continue reading

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Tenure Threats – Now Nevada

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Librarians in Texas and Oregon Fight For Faculty Status and Job Security


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UTFA Workshop and Call for Submissions for Poster Session: Digital Scholarship and the Academic Promotion Process

Poster Session – Showcase your digital project at the workshop! May 2, 2011, 12pm-4pm, Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto. Tables will be set up in the Faculty Club for UTFA members to sow the community some of the projects … Continue reading

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Seeking Full Citizenship – Academic Librarians

This article by Catherine Coker, Wyoma vanDuinkerken adn Stephen Bales provides an introduction to the history of tenure issues and academic librarianship, “Seeking Full Citizenship: A Defence of Tenure Faculty Status for Librarians” COLLEGE & RESEARCH LIBRARIES 71:5 (2010), p.406-420.

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ACRL – Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians

Institutions of higher learning in the US and Canada have long recognized that academic librarians require faculty status with equivalent tenure status to fully contribute at an institute striving for excellence in research and teaching. CAUT Policy on Academic Status … Continue reading

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