Oxford includes public impact as part of tenure; McGill students green business school

Written by Corporate Knights

Sometimes, a small change sends a big message.

Evidence of impact will be included as an optional component of tenure applications this fall at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, beyond the usual measures of research output, teaching and service.

Those seeking a permanent post can submit evidence of their research impact on, say, improving corporate practices, public policy or social good, with an evaluation by internal and external reviewers as in a traditional tenure process.

“We talk about the fact that we are a world- class business school and community embedded in a world-case university

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