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The colleges choice to extend the fall semester grading period was met with mixed reactions from professors

COVID-19 forces some professors to consider pausing five-year path to tenure

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-large
November 18, 2020

With professional timelines thrown into disarray by the pressures of the pandemic, some Emerson faculty are weighing whether or not to “stop-the-clock” on their paths to tenure. Due to various roadblocks...

An Asset Transfer Agreement, signed by Emerson and Marlboro, revealed that Emerson expects to receive just over $20 million from the merger.

Newly publicized Emerson-Marlboro transfer agreement reveals new details of proposed merger

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer
July 4, 2020

Marlboro and Emerson signed an Asset Transfer Agreement last week, which lays out final terms for student accommodations, faculty transfers, and finances, including details about the anticipated $20.25...

A faculty assembly meeting in January.

Faculty Assembly addresses departmental concerns over Marlboro college merger

By Parker Purifoy, Emerson '21
January 30, 2020
College administrators faced questions about how the merger with Marlboro College would impact Emerson’s tenure and curriculum processes at Tuesday’s Faculty Assembly meeting, which drew over 100 faculty and staff.
Professor Michael Brown filed a lawsuit against the college when they refused to grant him tenure in 1977. Lizzie Heintz / Beacon Staff

Michael Brown reflects on 49 years at Emerson

By Faith Bugenhagen
November 13, 2019

A sign reading “if you think education is expensive, try ignorance” hangs in the office of Michael Brown—the first professor of color to receive tenure in Emerson’s 139-year history and the longest-serving...

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