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1200
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The author, a doctoral student at Duke University, offers a critical view of the tenure process, using the case of former Duke tenure candidate Rick Roderick as an example.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 35, Sept 1993, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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21601
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This article examines the ending and the fallout of the three year struggle at Duke University between President Arthur Hollis Edens and Vice-President of Education Paul Gross. Gross and his allies on the Duke Endowment Fund forced Edens to resign in 1960 after he refused to accept an appointment as chancellor. Gross had previously campaigned against Edens by stating he opposed plans to make Duke a top national school which angered trustees who forced Edens from his post. This situation led to reforms at Duke University that clarified administrative positions and authority, and included the creation of a university provost position.
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21596
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This article examines the administration of Arthur Hollis Edens as president of Duke University from 1949 to 1959. It also looks at his relationship with Paul M. Gross, vice president of Duke's Division of Education. Conflict between the two developed over control of specific aspects of fundraising and the allocation of those funds at the university. While the conflict between the two began in 1956, it wasn't until early 1960 that those disagreements became public.
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27073
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Duke University’s adjunct faculty members celebrated a vote to join the Service Employees International Union last Monday. Many of non-tenured, non-rank faculty members who favored the vote felt underpaid and treated as disposable. Modern-day universities run like a business and faculty struggle to gain tenure.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p19-21, il, por Periodical Website
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27448
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Author Ariel Dorfman is a former exiled citizen of Chile who teaches Latin American studies and literature at Duke University. Dorfman has been an activist and pro-democracy advocate for Chile in the U.S. Yet, with Chile’s recent elections and new democracy, Dorfman is committed to making sure people do not forget the difficult years under dictatorship. Dorfman believes Chile’s future is hopeful and he is committed to continuing to advocate the country and its people.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 8 Issue 12, March 22-28 1990, p10-11 Periodical Website
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27542
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Stephen Jaffe is a composer who teaches composition at Duke University and directs the Encounters with the Music of Our Time series. Jaffe was recently awarded the Creative Arts Citation from Brandeis University for his “eloquent and individual voice” as a composer. A composition of his will premiere in Alice Tully Hall this summer and a broadcast performance of Jaffe’s will be featured on local public television. Jaffe enjoys his work at Duke and looks forward to composing his next piece during an upcoming sabbatical.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 15, June 15-21 1989, p9 Periodical Website
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40703
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Credited with coining the term genocide, Lemkin also receives credit for participating in the adoption of international human rights law. Nazi atrocities upon Jews inspired Lemkin's efforts, which continued during his tenure as a Duke University political science lecturer and law student.