Newly tenured professors should celebrate their achievement, but also pay it forward by mentoring untenured colleagues, writes Eric Goldman, professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law. Tenure is a time for them to take on bigger projects and try new teaching techniques, but also to fix some of the problems they may have experienced pre-tenure, Goldman writes in this commentary. "[O]ffer to act as a spokesperson for the untenured faculty; by voicing concerns on their behalf, you can keep the heat off them," Goldman suggests.

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