The Chronical of Higher Education
March 24, 2016
It’s long been a rite of passage at major research universities:
To have a chance at tenure, scientists first need to win at least one full-size
that’s changing. Though they’re reluctant to discuss details, several large
research universities admit that they’ve begun granting tenure to faculty
members who haven’t yet crossed that threshold, a concession to several years
of flat federal support for science.