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September 1st, 2006 • Quill Archives
Uncovering ’The Hidden Cost of Tenure’

It’s a refrain that could be whispered by parents in PTA meetings or muttered in faculty lounges by those aggravated with a colleague: “They can’t fire him; he’s got tenure.” But is that really the case? I spent six months trying to find out.