Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities Of The Professoriate

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Shifting faculty roles in a changing landscape Ernest L. Boyer's landmark bookScholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriatechallenged the publish-or-perish status quo that dominated the academic landscape for generations. His powerful and enduring argument for a new approach to faculty roles and rewards continues to play a significant part of the national conversation on scholarship in the academy.Though steeped in tradition, the role of faculty in the academic world has shifted significantly in recent decades. The rise of the non-tenure-track class of professors is well documented. If the historic rule of promotion and tenure is waning, what role can scholarship play in a fragmented, unbundled academy? Boyer offers a still much-needed approach. He calls for a
oadened view of scholarship, audaciously refocusing its gaze from the tenure file and to a wider community.This expanded edition offers, in addition to the original text, a critical introduction that explores the impact of Boyer's views, a call to action for applying Boyer's message to the changing nature of faculty work, and a discussion guide to help readers start a new conversation about howScholarship Reconsideredapplies today.

Table of Contents
About Ernest L. Boyer viiAbout the Editors ixAbout the Contributors xiEditors& Acknowledgments xvA Note to the Reader xviiForeword: Scholarship Reconsidered&s Influence in Later Carnegie Foundation Work xxi<
/>Mary Taylor HuberPART ONE: THE IMPACT OF SCHOLARSHIP RECONSIDERED ON TODAY&S ACADEMY 1 The Origins of Scholarship Reconsidered 3<
/>Drew Moser and Todd C. ReamBoyer&s Impact on Faculty Development 13<
/>Andrea L. BeachThe Influence of Scholarship Reconsidered on Institutional Types and Academic Disciplines 19<
/>John M. BraxtonScholarship Reconsidered&s Impact on Doctoral and Professional Education 31<
/>Ann E. Austin and Melissa McDanielsHow Scholarship Reconsidered Disrupted the Promotion and Tenure System 41<
/>KerryAnn O&MearaAcknowledgments 49PART TWO: SCHOLARSHIP RECONSIDERED BY ERNEST L. BOYER 53 Scholarship over Time 55Enlarging the Perspective 67The Faculty: A Mosaic of Talent 77The Creativity Contract 91The Campuses: Diversity with Dignity 99A New Generation of Scholars 109Scholarship and Community 117Appendix A: National Survey of Faculty (1989) 123Appendix B: Technical Notes 157Appendix C: Carnegie Classifications 159Afterword: Advancing the Conversation around Scholarship Reconsidered 161<
/>Cynthia A. WellsDiscussion Guide 167Notes 173Index 195