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Tenure Decisions
by Michael C. Keith

The university hires people it deems the best and six years later it fires them because they are.


The members of the tenure committee evaluated Carrie’s bid for tenure and decided to grant it because they were confident she would not exceed their mediocrity.


The decision was split as to whether to grant a member of the department tenure. Half of the voting professors were against the candidate because they didn’t like her, and the other half of the voting professors really didn’t like her.