Bibliography of Works Cited on Tenure

MSCA Perspective, March 2001

1925 Conference Statement on Academic Freedom and Tenure. Washington DC: American Association of University Professors, 1925.

1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure. Washington DC: American Association of University Professors, 1940.

1959 Byse, Clark and Louis Joughin. Tenure in American Higher Education: Plans, Practices, and the Law. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1959.

1973 Commission on Academic Tenure in Higher Education. Faculty Tenure: A Report and Recommendations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1973. Smith, Bardwell L., ed. The Tenure Debate. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1973.

1979 O'Toole, James, Richard P. Chait and William W. Van Alstyne. Tenure: Three Views (ERIC document ED177951, 1979).

1982 Chait, Richard P. and Andrew T. Ford. Beyond Traditional Tenure: A Guide to Sound Policies and Practices. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1982.

1987 Bloom, Allan. The Closing of the American Mind. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987.

1988 Sykes, Charles. Profscam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.

1990 Kimball, Roger. Tenured Radicals: How Politics has Corrupted Higher Education. New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

1992 Anderson, Martin. Impostors in the Temple. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

1993 Solomon, Robert C. and Jon. Up the University: Recreating Higher Education in America. Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1993.

1995 Greenberg, Milton. "Considering Tenure: It's Not Holy Writ: Can We Talk?" Educational Record 76 (Fall 1995):35-37.

Helfand, David. "Tenure, Thanks but No Thanks." Chronicle of Higher Education 42 (Dec. 15, 1995): B1-B3. 1996

Berube, Michael. "Public Perceptions of Universities and Faculty." Academe 82 (July/Aug. 1996):10-17.

Cotter, William R. "Why Tenure Works." Academe 82 (Jan./Feb. 1996):26-29.

Fairweather, James Steven. Faculty Work and Public Trust: Restoring the Value of Teaching and Public Service in American Academic Life. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.

Finkin, Matthew W. The Case for Tenure. (Ithaca NY: ILR Press, 1996).

Menard, Louis, ed. The Future of Academic Freedom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Reiland, Ralph and Mary Burgan. "Should Colleges and Universities Abolish Academic Tenure?" Insight 12:44 (Nov. 25, 1996): 24-27.

Trachtenberg, Stephen. "What Strategy Should We Now Adopt to Protect Academic Freedom? Academe 82 (Jan./Feb. 1996):23-25.

Yarmolinsky, Adam. "Tenure, Permanence and Change." Change 28 (May/June 1996):16-20. 1997

Breneman, David W. "Alternatives to Tenure for the Next Generation of Academics" AAHE Working Paper 14. Washington DC: American Association for Higher Education, 1997.

Constance, Helen. "Tenure Turmoil Sparks Reform." Science 276:5309 (April 4, 1997):24 (3 p.)

DeGeorge, Richard R Academic Freedom and Tenure: Ethical Issues. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.

Edwards, Richard. "Can Post-tenure Review Help Us Save the Tenure System?" Academe 83:3 (May/June 1997):26 (6p.).

Finkin, Matthew W. "The Assault on Faculty Independence." Academe 83 (July/Aug 1997):16-21.

Franke, Ann H. "Can Academic Freedom Be Protected without Tenure?" Academe 83:3 (May/June, 1997):92.

Healy, Patrick. "Mass. Higher Education Leaders to Seek Abolition of Tenure." Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 14, 1997): A36.

Lyons, John D. "Tenure in Practice: A Call to Action." Academe 83 (May/June 1997):12-13.

Magrath, C. Peter. "Eliminating Tenure without Destroying Academic Freedom." Chronicle of Higher Education 43 (Feb. 28, 1997): A60.

O'Neil, Robert M. Free Speech in the College Community. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Perley, James E. "Tenure Remains Vital to Academic Freedom." Chronicle of Higher Education 43 (April 4, 1997): A48.

Tierney, William G. "Academic Community and Post-tenure review." Academe 83 (May/June 1997):23-25.

Tierney, William G. "Tenure and Community in Academe." Educational Researcher 26 (Nov. 1997):17-23. 1998

Finkin, Matthew W. "Tenure and the Entrepreneurial Academy: A Reply." Academe 84 (Jan./Feb. 1998):14-22.

Greenwood, Daphne. "Problems in the University? Eliminate Tenure, They Say." Academe 84 (Jan./Feb. 1998):23-24.

Holm, Charles F. and Herbert Shore. "The Academy under Siege: Informing the Public about the Merits of Academic Tenure." Sociological Perspectives 41:4 (1998): 827 (5p.).

Horn, Joseph M. "On the Effectiveness and Irrelevancy of Tenure." Academic Questions 11:1 (Winter 1997/98):19 (9p.).

Leatherman, Courtney. "Faculty Group Censures 3 Universities over Academic Freedom and Tenure Issues." Chronicle of Higher Education 44:42 (June 26, 1998): A14.

Leslie, David W. "Redefining Tenure." American Behavioral Scientist 41:5 (Feb. 1998):652 (28 p.).

Pollitt, Daniel H. and Jordan E. Kurland. "Entering the academic freedom arena running: the AAUP's first year." Academe 84:4 (July/Aug, 1998):45-52. 1999

Brand, Myles. "Why Tenure is Indispensable" Chronicle of Higher Education 45:30 (April 2, 1999): A64.

Carlin, James F. "Restoring Sanity to an Academic World Gone Mad." Chronicle of Higher Education 46:11 (Nov. 5, 1999): A76.

McPherson, Michael S. and Morton Owen Schapiro. "Tenure Issues in Higher Education." Journal of Economic Perspectives 13:1 (Winter 1999): 85-98.

Meyer, Richard W. "A Measure of the Impact of Tenure." College & Research Libraries 60:2 (March 1999):110-119.

2000 Alstete, Jeffrey W. Post-tenure Faculty Development: Building a System for Faculty Improvement and Appreciation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Carroll, Linda W. "Tenure & Academic Life. Academe 86 (May/June 2000):23 25. Finkin, Matthew W. "The Campaign against Tenure." Academe 86 (May/June 2000): 21-23.

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