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- adj. Having tenure: tenured civil servants; tenured faculty.
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- adj. Having tenure
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of tenure.
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- adj. appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime
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Being tenured is irrelevant; federal law prevails over your contract rights.
While some law schools have chosen to engage their library directors in tenured positions, there is no reasonable connection between the quality of the law library and the terms and conditions of employment of the director.
Those members of the endangered species known as tenured professors and a select number of adjuncts or wage slaves, the ones who are doing what they think is right, regardless of current trends, let me say this: Good for you.
We found out that Rocky Delgadillo had 'tenured' all the executive positions, so it actually wasn't until a couple of days before Nuch's inauguration that a actually knew I had a job!
There's something delicious in Alfredo the adjunct arguing that adjuncts' contributions generally don't compare to those of full-time faculty, while Shane the "tenured" "radical" argues that the modern university couldn't function without exploited adjunct labor.
Also, as a "tenured" "radical" how much concern have you given to the gap between what adjunct faculty and tenured faculty are paid?
Even stranger, a common thread among "tenured" professors?
I remain confused about your opinion -- why does your opinion single out "tenured" professors?
AJ, my "tenured" comment, again, was based upon my personal experience in life.
How does your opinion come to land on "tenured" professors?