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Evergreen Adopts Tenurelike System

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Science  04 Apr 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5309, pp. 25
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5309.25

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To hear some critics tell it, tenure has gone the way of the one-room schoolhouse. But a closer look at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, which often is cited as having spurned tenure, suggests that reports of the system's demise are premature.