Let’s stick together: How couples go the distance

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Jean Morrison, Provost
Virginia Sapiro, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

After geologist Julie Pett-Ridge began a tenure-track job at Oregon State University in Corvallis, her ecologist husband Dana Warren received an offer from Colby College in Maine…

Expert quotes:

Morrison: “The universities that solve the partner-hiring questions for outstanding candidates are going to have a competitive advantage.”

Sapiro: “If I found a partner of an employee or candidate who’s a really good scientist and clearly could support himself or herself on grants, that makes it a lot easier to develop a soft-money position.”

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