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Definition of Tenure

Tenure

  1. The act or right of holding, as property, especially real estate.
  2. The manner of holding lands and tenements of a superior.
  3. The consideration, condition, or service which the occupier of land gives to his lord or superior for the use of his land.
  4. Manner of holding, in general; as, in absolute governments, men hold their rights by a precarious tenure.

Tenure Quotations

The whole purpose of annual reviews is to keep you abreast of whether or not you are fulfilling the requirements of tenure.
Norman Finkelstein

I would not have stayed at a university if it told me upfront that a condition for me getting tenure. my views have to be filtered through Catholic values. I would consider it a betrayal of my parents' legacy.
Norman Finkelstein

The productivity now at universities is terrible. Tenure is a terrible idea. It keeps them around forever and they don't have to work hard.
Jack Welch

I think the problem with schools is not too many incentives but too few. Because of tenure, teachers' unions, and the fact that teachers generally aren't observed in their classrooms, they can do whatever they want in class.
Steven Levitt

As far as I'm concerned, the first business leader who was able to establish a cult of personality around his tenure was Lee Iacocca.
Tom Peters
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Tenure Translations

tenure in French is tenure
tenure in German is Besitz, Besitztitel
tenure in Latin is tenura
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