The Future of Tenure: How to Create More Equitable Tenure Policies
Throughout my years in grad school and while I was a junior faculty member, the advice I was given by colleagues time and time again was to wait to have children until after I got tenure. I ultimately took the advice — I got my Ph.D. at 27 and waited until I was 35 to have my daughter — but I know that most women in academe do not have that luxury.
Originally published: April 7, 2021
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed