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Tenure: The Numbers Game

Posted By Malcolm A. Kline On November 8, 2011 @ 12:12 pm In Ridiculous Item | No Comments

“Within a discipline, professors count rather than read the publications of their colleagues who are up for tenure; and once one gets outside one’s field, no one dares quarrel with a record that contains enough articles in good enough journals that are widely enough cited.”—James R. Stoner, Jr., political science professor at Louisiana State University in the Fall 2011 issue of the Claremont Review of Books.


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