Looking for the Teacher-Scholar: Mission-based Hiring in a Regional Comprehensive
Keywords:Higher Education, Faculty Hiring, Faculty Retention, Mission-based Hiring
AbstractThe search for and retention of good faculty is one of the most important tasks undertaken by a university; nothing is more discouragir!-g than when a new faculty member leaves after only a few years. In today's climate of decreasing resources, a college or university must be clear and intentional about its search processes. This essay discusses strategies for successfal faculty searches, emphasizing the importance of mission-based hiring.
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