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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills

professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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The differences in credentials are then used to legitimize the unequal and unfair treatment afforded to the skills professorate.
These outrageous comments were defended by many in the American professorate, and DeGenova continues to teach at Columbia, where he lists his current research as focused on "the politics of race and immigration in relation to the Homeland Security State and the so-called 'War on Terrorism.
To believe conservative critics, the professorate is loaded with liberals, democrats, Marxists and a variety of other left-of-center ideologies.
What's with the canyon-wide disconnect between practitioners and the professorate when it comes to journalism research findings?
Mother Seton influenced American Catholic elementary education, while Ozanam provided an example of the nature of Christian witness in the vocation of the professorate.
Even in North Carolina, site of some of the most prominent academic-freedom tiffs since September 11, a prepared professorate succeeded in derailing Horowitz's campaign.
We are not witnessing the crude amassing of power in academic administrations; power remains where it rightly belongs in the university, with the professorate.
Universities best positioned to lead in this effort will have a sizable undergraduate enrollment of Indian students, a flourishing Native American studies program, sufficient financial aid resources, a continuing commitment to hire additional indigenous faculty at all levels of the professorate, continuing support for students to do research and to attend relevant professional meetings, and proximity to Indian nations.
Even when a comparatively rare job in the professorate is available and is offered to one of our graduates, it will be difficult for some of them to afford it or to justify it economically if they have a family to support.
and comprised] 25 percent of the professorate at Ivy League schools.
It has been estimated that in the next decade, about half of the current higher-education faculty will retire, according to "Paths to the Professorate," a book in which the authors talk to well-known researchers and scholars about important developments in graduate education.
Access and an end to exclusivity is likewise a goal of the Ford Foundation, which seeks to increase the numbers of minorities, women, and the underprivileged in the professorate.