Within any college and university, it is in the academic department where most of the work is accomplished in educating students and carrying out the institution's academic mission. Department chairs are at the front lines of policy implementation. At a recent meeting members of NERCHE’s Department Chairs Think Tank weighed in on what they have learned from their experiences with post-tenure review (PTR) policies.
New England Resource Center for Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, "Brief 4: Department Chairs Discuss Post-Tenure Review" (2001). New England Resource Center for Higher Education Publications. 28.