academic ladder

academic ladder

[ak′ədem′ik]
Etymology: Gk, akademeia, school
the hierarchy of faculty appointments in an academic setting (university, college, or community college) through which a faculty member advances from the rank of instructor to assistant professor to associate professor to professor.
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Starting in 1966 she moved up the academic ladder, serving as dean of STC, chair of Graduate Education at USC, dean of the Graduate School of Education at De La Salle University in Manila, and president of Maryknoll College (now Miriam College) in Quezon City.
His ardency for the applied science won him his first step on the academic ladder - something those who've just failed their A-Levels should note.
Since then, however, the British government has cut funding by about $195 million for programs designed to help Black, Asian and minority ethnic college managers climb the academic ladder, resulting in the number of minorities in college leadership roles falling to 14.
This case study is presented to address an important issue for research universities: with faculty members 60 years of age or older holding onto their positions, "shielded" by the lack of an age for mandatory retirement, younger people may be "kept off the academic ladder.
Data from Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs showed that newest round of promotion moved most faculty members upwards in the academic ladder.
I am pleased to report that he is in the final stages of his teacher/counselor certification process and now should be able to progress up the academic ladder as well as the coaching ranks.
Subspecialists in other areas like maternal-fetal medicine or gynecologic oncology undergo fellowship training that provides them with the know-how they need to succeed both in research and when climbing the academic ladder.
Furthermore, climbing up the academic ladder, women represented 44% of researchers with a PhD at the first grade of an academic career, but only 20% of researchers at the top grade.
Sean, 30, said: "He wanted to go to an academic institution and do a PhD and go up the academic ladder because he was really into teaching.
After moving up the academic ladder out of state, Bobbitt returned to Arkansas in November to succeed B.
If the law measured student progress, states could maintain high standards because schools would get credit for moving students up the academic ladder, regardless of the rung they started on.
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