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Document Number: 10950

Dispelling the Myths: Locating the Resources Needed to Support Non-Tenure-Track Faculty - The idea that providing more support for non-tenure-track faculty (NTTFs) is prohibitively expensive is a myth, argue the authors. They back up their argument with suggestions, among them: include NTTFs in academic freedom statements, provide access to instructional materials, provide access to professional development, extend opportunities to participate in departmental meetings and curriculum design, and facilitate opportunities for faculty mentoring. (Adrianna Kezar and Daniel Maxey, The Delphi project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success,October 2013)...


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