Category: tenure

University Head Refuses to Back Down Over Tenure Battle

Texas’ Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced in February he would seek to end tenure for University of Texas professors who teach Critical Race Theory (CRT). University president Jay Hartzell  has responded with a strong message to professors that he will defend tenure because removing it will “cripple Texas’ ability to recruit and retain great faculty…


Penn State Employee: Medical Privacy Has Taken a Back Seat During the Pandemic

Penn State University Reference and Instruction Librarian Sarah Hartman-Caverly holds privacy in high regard. That is why she has not disclosed her vaccination status to her employer. She says vaccination mandates should stimulate a public conversation about medical and digital privacy. She works at the Berks County campus of Penn State University. Penn State required…