from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The rank, office, or term of office of a professor.
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- n. professorship
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office or state of a professor or public teacher.
- n. The period of time during which a professor occupies his office.
- n. A body of professors; the teaching staff of professors in a college or a university.
A contraction in applications and placement prospects and the critical assault in the popular media have served to concentrate the minds of the professorate around the future of the profession and the ways law schools educate for that profession.
He called this part of the Constitution "the darling of the professorate."
Ironically, it is through the vocabulary of individual rights, academic freedom, balance and tolerance that these forces are attempting to undermine the ideal of the university as a bastion of independent thought and uncorrupted inquiry, to slander - even vilify - an allegedly liberal and left-oriented professorate, to cut already meager federal funding for higher education, to eliminate tenure and to place control of what is taught and said in classrooms under legislative oversight.
The professorate at many colleges and universities might lean to the left.
Instructor and traditional adjunct jobs could die out, further tightening the entry-level opportunities for the professorate.
I guess they'll abstract a little bio based on what I told them, and I bet my doctorate and professorate will be part of it.
But one can only shudder at the notion of ham-fisted administrators imposing such a method on an unwilling and unready professorate.
New radical movements sprang up among the professorate; but the student body and the bar hardly blinked.
But I have no respect for the legal establishment as currently understood by the NYT and the left-wing professorate, left wing civil “rights” organizations, and certainly not the MSM — and I was never directly attacked by them.
That can't happen if the rest of the professorate keep calling attention to The Great Judicial Oz' failure to explain why the Administration is wrong.