The mechanics of granting tenure: suggestions for academic departments

Stalcup, Apryll M.
September 2010
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Sep2010, Vol. 398 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the good practices, various service, teaching and research functions which serve as the basis of faculty evaluations for granting tenure in the U.S. Global good practices such as mentoring, departmental tenure criteria documentation, department annual reviews are examined. Meanwhile, good practices for specific faculty functions include teaching, research-related activities, and service-related activities. Success metrics such as the number and quality of publications are also mentioned.


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