By Sarah Brown
April 21, 2017
|Holly Stovall, a professor of women's studies at Western|
Illinois U., received word that she would be laid off about six
months before she got tenure. "The sense of betrayal is really
traumatic for me." she says.
On May 6, 2016, Holly A. Strovall received the news she'd spent much of her life working toward.
Jack Thomas, president of Western Illinois University, told the women's studies scholar that, after more than a decade on the faculty, she was one step away from receiving tenure. Once the institution's Board of Trustees signed off, it would be official.
Read the full article at The Chronicle of Higher Education's website here.