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Is Collegiality Code for Hating Ethnic Racial and Female Faculty at Tenure Time?

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
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Increasingly, plaintiffs from academe allege that “collegiality” in the tenure review process codes for “discrimination.” Consider this: A biology professor at a Midwestern university, the only woman in her department, is denied tenure, despite an exemplary record of research and publications, because her department objected to her handling of a letter of recommendation for an undergraduate and took umbrage at her criticism of a colleague’s work. Finding her collegiality wanting, they voted to deny her tenure.

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