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Some Decisions Look Even Better in Hindsight

Two years ago Dr. James Sherley became one of the hundreds of talented MIT professors who were denied tenure and sent packing.  Unlike most, he started on a hunger strike.

I postulate: If someone thinks that a hunger strike is a good way to get tenure, they’re likely not a good candidate for tenure.

I’ve never met the guy and I don’t know his research, but from my perspective his tenure committee made a good call.