As Their Roles Change, Some Librarians Lose Faculty Status

Andrew Shurtleff for The Chronicle

Barbara Selby, a manager of research and information services at the U. of Virginia Library, says many people there didn't understand why the recent change in their status was necessary.
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Librarians on many campuses have long been considered faculty, but some institutions are now reclassifying the position as a staff job as they reassess the role of their research libraries more broadly.

The move to take faculty and tenure status away...

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