Judged and found guilty by the hard law
of "publish or perish" (TIME, April 24), Woodrow Wilson Sayre
perished last week as assistant philosophy professor at Tufts
University in Medford, Mass. He took his case, that eloquent classroom
teaching is as worthy a trait in a professor as scholarship proved by
publication, to a committee of his faculty peers who concluded that
"it is not at all evident" that Professor Sayre's teaching
"outshines that of his colleagues." The school then dropped
his contract. Sayre got several job offers almost at once but
thinks he will first settle...
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