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Academic tenure

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A tenured appointment is an indefinite academic appointment that can be terminated only for cause or under extraordinary circumstances, such as financial exigency or program discontinuation. [1]

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Academic freedom

Academic freedom is the conviction that the freedom of inquiry by faculty members is essential to the mission of the academy as well as the principles of academia, and that scholars should have freedom to teach or communicate ideas or facts (including those that are inconvenient to external political groups or to authorities) without being targeted for repression, job loss, or imprisonment.

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Academic tenure in North America

In the United States and Canada, tenure is a contractual right that grants a teacher or professor permanent position or employment.

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Academic visibility

Academic visibility relates to the dissemination, accessibility, and recognition of scholarship produced by college faculty, especially in terms of promotion and tenure criteria and academic rank.

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American Association of University Professors

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is an organization of professors and other academics in the United States.

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Association of American Colleges and Universities

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is a national association headquartered in Washington, D.C, United States.

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Causation (law)

Causation is the "causal relationship between conduct and result".

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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Exigent circumstance

An exigent circumstance, in the criminal procedure law of the United States, allows law enforcement, under certain circumstances, to enter a structure without a search warrant or, if they have a "knock and announce" warrant, without knocking and waiting for refusal.

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Faculty (academic staff)

Faculty (in North American usage) or academics (in British, Australia, and New Zealand usage) are the academic staff of a university: professors of various ranks, lecturers, and/or researchers.

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is the debut non-fiction book by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner.

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Habilitation defines the qualification to conduct self-contained university teaching and is the key for access to a professorship in many European countries.

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Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed is a media company and online publication that provides news, opinion, resources, events and jobs focused on college and university topics.

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Lee Smolin

Lee Smolin (born June 6, 1955) is an American theoretical physicist, a faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, an adjunct professor of physics at the University of Waterloo and a member of the graduate faculty of the philosophy department at the University of Toronto.

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List of academic ranks

This list of academic ranks identifies the hierarchical ranking structure found amongst scholars in academia.

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Steven Levitt

Steven David "Steve" Levitt (born May 29, 1967) is an American economist known for his work in the field of crime, in particular on the link between legalized abortion and crime rates.

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String theory

In physics, string theory is a theoretical framework in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called strings.

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The Conversation (website)

The Conversation is an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from the academic and research community.

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The Trouble with Physics

The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next is a 2006 book by the theoretical physicist Lee Smolin about the problems with string theory.

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United States federal civil service

The United States federal civil service is the civilian workforce (i.e., non-elected and non-military, public sector employees) of the United States federal government's departments and agencies.

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A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_tenure

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