Florida Polytechnic U. to offer multi-year contracts, not tenure, to faculty | Inside Higher Ed

Florida Polytechnic University’s re-envisioning of a public research institution is making some radical departures from the norm, including scrapping the idea of tenure. The state’s union leaders, however, say that decision should be reversed if administrators are serious about their aspirations for the university. Instead of tenure, faculty members “will be offered fixed term, multi-year contracts that will be renewed based on performance,” the university-to-be announced on Tuesday.

Florida Polytechnic U. to offer multi-year contracts, not tenure, to faculty