What if blockbuster had tenure?

This short thought experiment by Joshua Kim at Inside Higher Ed is interesting.


Does having secure postions make academics more complacent, or does it make them more willing to challenge the decisions in their organisations?

As always the best stuff is in the comments.

Would the academics at the University of WA have been as comfortable speaking up about the governments attempt to place a conservative “business as usual” Climate centre on the campus if they were on unreliable short term contracts like many TAFE teachers?


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