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ten·ured

 (tĕn′yərd, -yo͝ord′)
adj.
Having tenure: tenured faculty.

tenured

(ˈtɛnjʊəd; ˈtɛnjəd)
adj
(Education) chiefly
a. having tenure of office: a tenured professor.
b. guaranteeing tenure of office: a tenured post.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tenured - appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime; "an irremovable officer"; "a tenured professor"
irremovable - incapable of being removed or away or dismiss; "irremovable boulders"; "irremovable obstacles"
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But, it would seem that as soon as the tenure is signed and sealed it is not uncommon for standards to drop and for belligerence amongst tenured teachers to set in, but is this because teaching is tough and teaching at a high enough level to reach tenure is exhausting, or is it because once the pinnacle has been achieved, it's all downhill from there?
The American Association of University Professors said the majority of the community college's 523 tenured and tenured-track faculty member chose to unionize.
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Lillis' accolade, however, comes with a significant caveat: What about tenured faculty?
Dr Ishtiaq had petitioned the IHC in September 2013 to preserve his right to seniority, which, in his words, was in danger because of mala fide conduct of the QAU administration in the Petitioner's appointment as Tenured Associate Professor and his eligibility for Professorship under Tenure Track System.
Analysis revealed a strong correlation between ethical leadership and reduced bullying within the higher-education, tenured segment.
Yale Law School has appointed its first Hispanic tenured professor.
The average young fund outperformed the average mid-age fund in six out of 12 months and the average tenured fund in eight out of last 12 months, the report finds.
Whereas full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty were once the norm, the professoriate is now comprised of mostly non-tenure-track faculty.
Naomi Schaefer Riley reiterates verbatim her familiar arguments against tenure that she has presented in many other forums, with the addition of a couple of examples of tenured Holocaust deniers.
In the midst of state-mandated budget cuts, 135 tenured professors have accepted buyouts at the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.
Though its result was understandable, the recent District of Columbia election was bad news in that it represented a successful revolt of the tenured class.