[caption id="attachment_32220" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="UAH students reportedly filed complaints about Bishop."]UAH students reportedly filed complaints about Bishop.[/caption]

Questions about how universities handle tenure decisions have arisen after Amy Bishop, a professor at the University of Alabama Huntsville campus, was accused of killing three colleagues from the university’s biology department earlier this month.

Bishop reportedly was denied tenure—a distinction that ensures job security in academia—and complained about the university’s decision for months before the shootings, colleagues said in interviews with the Associated Press (AP).

Higher-ed administrators say the tedious six-year...

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