The Truth About Academic Freedom and Tenure (at least to me)

For most college professors, the beginning of the fall semester is just now beginning to beckon.  Most of us have turned in book lists; most of us are working up syllabi (either from scratch or refining what’s there); some of us are already fielding questions from eager students, and many of us are starting to hear about the ambitious agenda the department will supposedly address in the coming academic year (although what’s achieved is usually not what’s anticipated or promised).

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