Academic Tenure: FT

Posted: 07/14/13

The tenure system at our universities has long been a hot topic for debate, but we helped Texas Tech business professor Jim Wetherbe publish a new slant  – that tenure layers in restrictive costs – and offer prescriptions (including multiyear rolling contracts) for fixing the system and freeing our schools to become more competitive. Jim’s article attracted wide attention in July 2013, and we helped him place it broadly. You can read the story in the Financial Times here.