Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Academic Hiring Freeze Looms as Obstacle to Faculty Diversity

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
by Kenneth J. Cooper , November 17, 2010

Dr. Christopher Tudico, who in the spring received his doctorate in the history of education from the University of Pennsylvania, says he’s realistic about his chances as he launches a search for a tenure-track position.
“I think in all honesty there’s about a 50 percent chance that I get placed because there are so many applicants and not enough positions. It’s impossible for everybody to have a position,” he says. “I think I’m a very strong candidate, but it may not work out.”

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