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James W. Dean and Deborah Y. Clarke

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781469653419

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.001.0001

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Who Are the Faculty?

Who Are the Faculty?

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(p.80) 5 Who Are the Faculty?
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The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities
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James W. Dean Jr.

Deborah Y. Clarke

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0006

To many, the role of the faculty in academic institutions is unclear. It is important to understand how professors impact the reputational quality of a university. This chapter explores how faculty earn their doctor of philosophy (PhD) degrees, the differences between tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty positions, the academic promotion and tenure process, academic freedom, and shared governance.

Keywords:   Faculty, Tenure, Adjunct, Fixed term faculty, Promotion, Shared governance, PhD program, Research, Academic Freedom, AAUP

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