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Academic Publication Productivity In Hdfs Faculty, Kimberly Carpenter Apr 2017

Academic Publication Productivity In Hdfs Faculty, Kimberly Carpenter

Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression

Within the academy, tenure is granted to professors who demonstrate national prominence in an area of study. How national prominence is measured might range from department to department. At Iowa State, for example, Provost Jonathan Wickeret gave a talk to faculty in 2016 where he mentioned that 2 articles might be enough to achieve tenure in one department, while 20 might be the minimum in another. In short, the disciplinary guidelines, department needs, and individual characteristics all work together to impact successful promotion in, or around, the seventh year.

The Faculty Productivity Project headed by Dr. Doirus at ISU has ...