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Allen, Henry Lee – Thought & Action, 2010
Celebrating its 350th anniversary as a scholarly association devoted to scientific pursuits, the Royal Society (UK), in March 2010, published "The Scientific Century: Securing Our Future Prosperity." In its report, the Royal Society argues against both the notion of withdrawing public investment from its world-class universities and the…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Investment, Foreign Countries, Honor Societies
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Allen, Henry Lee – Thought & Action, 2000
Asserts that despite attempts by critics of higher education to use tenure as a scapegoat for a plethora of institutional shortcomings, there is no persuasive evidence that tenured faculty aren't doing their jobs. Describes the need for and benefits of tenure, argues against its critics, and calls for more attention toward creating organizational…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, Higher Education, Productivity