The Callie Crossley Show 9/7/10
2010 MASS DECISION: State Senator Robert O'Leary is running as a democrat for the 10th Congressional District seat currently held by Representative William Delahunt. He faces off against current Norfolk District attorney William Keating in the primary next week, and he joins us.
Rethinking Tenure: The percentage of tenured and tenure track professors at universities has been decreasing for decades. Are we witnessing the death of an institution that gives professors job security for life? Should we take steps to protect tenure or are we better off without it? We're joined for the conversation by Cathy Trower, a Senior Research Associate at Harvard University’s Collaborative On Academic Careers in Higher Education; and Cary Nelson, President of the American Association of University Professors, and Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.