New Refrain at Kean U.: Just Saying No to Tenure

The university's president says he'll recommend denial for a majority of this year's candidates

Yana Paskova for The Chronicle

Dawood Farahi, president of Kean U., has told six of nine professors seeking tenure this year that he'll recommend that the board reject their bids. A faculty leader says the unusually high rejection rate is an acceleration of a trend toward undermining tenure.
November 22, 2013

Kean University's president will ask the institution's board next month to reject two-thirds of the professors up for tenure this year, further antagonizing a faculty that has been at odds with the administration for years.

Kean's faculty union said…

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