Monthly Screenwriting Tips from Richard Walter: NO LEARNING ALLOWED

The University of California is a research institution.

Faculty’s second obligation is to teach. First is what traditional disciplines call “research.” (In The Arts it’s called “creative activity.”) From time to time I’m asked, “Does the University tolerate faculty, in addition to their professorships, engaging in off-campus careers?”

They don’t merely tolerate it; they require it.

It is on the basis not of teaching but writing that screenwriting instructors are (or are not) promoted to tenure.

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