This article is the first in a series exploring the faculty hiring and tenure process at the 5Cs. What is tenure, how do you get it and why do some professors seem so stressed out about it? Tenure can mean a few different things at different academic institutions, but it
The 5Cs have adopted various policies to accommodate faculty with familial caregiving responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic, including making adjustments to requirements for the tenure process and allowing more flexibility in teaching schedules.
Erin O’Brien, a visiting professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies, has been on the tenure-track job market since 2008. A former Fulbright fellow and community activist based in Los Angeles, O’Brien has taught two to three classes a semester at the 5Cs in the hopes that a
Six Pomona College faculty members were given tenure this month, having been promoted from assistant to associate professor. The six professors are Lisa Anne Auerbach in the art department, Colin Beck in sociology, Jessica L. Borelli in psychology, Pierangelo De Pace in economics, Michael J. Green in philosophy and Julie
Former Pomona College theater professor Alma Martinez is suing Pomona, alleging that she was dismissed and denied tenure because of discrimination against Latinos and women on campus. Martinez filed the lawsuit in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on Aug. 20 with the help of the Mexican American Legal Defense
Andrew Lear, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at Pomona, will not be rehired for next year after a long search process by the Classics Department that several students say they feel was conducted unfairly. Lear, an expert on sexual depictions on Greek vases, was hired two years ago to temporarily
In a rare move, Pomona College denied tenure to Assistant Professor of English Meg Worley late last semester. Although the college has made no official announcement, English Department Chair Kevin Dettmar confirmed that Worley did not receive tenure. “She was turned down,” Dettmar said. “That’s public knowledge.” Worley, who has