The tenure process holds a lot at stake for the candidate. In an effort to demystifY it, the panel will discuss questions about tenure review, the process of tenure review and how to prepare for it, a supervisor's perspective of a candidate up for tenure review along with examples of tenure portfolios.

Four individuals served as panelists for this presentation. Lindsay Van Sidden (Periodicals Librarian) fi·om Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) set the stage by introducing questions that many have as they approach preparing for tenure. She also shared different ways in which OBU paved the way for their candidates. Tami Robinson (Coordinator of Instructional Services) from Whitworth College and Rea Redd (Library Systems Administrator) fi:om Waynesburg College, who had both recently been granted tenure at th eir respective institutions, addressed preparing for tenure review. Barbara Nelson (Chair of the Acquisitions Department) from Auburn University discussed supervising and mentoring untenured librarians.