- Don Nakanishi v. UCLA (December 20, 1988)
Largely regarded as a landmark movement in academia, Education professor, Don Nakanishi, garnered support from students, faculty, politicians, and community members in a three-year battle for tenure at UCLA. Represented by acclaimed attorney, Dale Minami, UCLA chancellor ultimate granted tenure to Professor Nakanishi, thus avoiding trial.
- saveVnow (May 13, 2013)
This short video documents the success of a highly publicised movement supported by students, faculty, community members, and administrators that ultimately granted tenure for Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde, professor of Asian American Studies, after appeal.
- Academic Blogging: Minority Scholars Cannot Afford to Be Silent (April 30, 2012)
Article advocates for minor scholar bloggers to use their unique outlets to write of prevalent issues, even as their words may go under attack by those inside and outside the academy.
- Campus Protest Follows Minority Professor’s Tenure Deferral (April 27, 2012)
Davidson College students protested in support of religion professor, Hun Lye. He was denied tenure by top level administrators even after getting support from his department and tenure review committee.
- Prof Loses Tenure Bid After Appeal (May 2, 2013)
Despite a strong academic record and national support, in a very public fight for tenure, Jane Iwamura, a professor in the Asian American studies department, ultimately did not win her appeal for tenure at USC.
- Wellesley Students Win Demand for Asian and Latino Staff (August 10, 2009)
Students at Wellesley galvanized by the denial of tenure to Elena Creef. Elena Creef developed the first Asian American Studies curriculum at Wellesley College and the only Asian American professor in this area when she was denied tenure. Assisted by the massive student campaign, she won her appeal a few years later.
- Campus Lockdown — Tenure for Andrea Smith! (February 29, 2008)
University of Michigan students created a massive movement in support of prominent Native American Feminism scholar, Andrea Smith, following her tenure denial. Andrea Smith was part of a group of over half a dozen ethnic minorities denied tenure at approximately the same time.
- Perspectives: Current Tenure Process Deters Minority Women Professors (December 16, 2007)
In the aftermath of the passing of the anti-Affirmative Action policy, Proposal 2, University of Michigan denied five female faculty of color tenure during the same period. The author argues for the importance of diversity and supporting faculty of color on campus.