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[non-ten-yerd] /nɒnˈtɛn yərd/
adjective, Education
not having tenure.
Origin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The collaborative is also considering research into nontenured faculty.
  • All of my advice is supposed to be for the nontenured or the jobless.
  • School boards must follow a specific statutory process when dismissing both tenured and nontenured teachers.
  • They also found that average grades given by adjunct faculty were higher than those of either tenured or nontenured faculty.
  • When the board subsequently reinstated the seventh grade position, it chose to fill the position with a nontenured teacher.
  • School boards must provide tenured and nontenured employees reasons for discharge and an opportunity to respond.
  • However, faculty members with tenure were more satisfied with their jobs than were nontenured faculty.
  • For example, an employee who falls within the exemption may be offered a nontenured position or part-time employment.

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