August 7, 2006
U. of Colorado Report Recommends 40 Changes in Tenure, Not a Sweeping Overhaul
A University of Colorado committee in charge of a large-scale review of the tenure process at the system's four campuses has released a final report that calls for 40 changes in the tenure system.
The report, which recommends such measures as an outside audit of tenure cases every five years and a speedier process for firing incompetent professors, has been well received by faculty members so far. But already some local politicians worry that the report did little more than reaffirm a