This article presents the results of an email survey on the personnel status, tenure eligibility, and promotion system titles of county agents at different land-grant universities. The survey was sent to the president of the agricultural agent association at each university. The survey results are applicable to all county agents: Agriculture, 4-H, and FCS. County agents are considered faculty at 58% of the universities and are eligible for tenure at 50% of the universities. The most common titles used in promotion systems for county agents are assistant, associate, and full agent. These titles are used at 42% of the universities.
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Olsen, S. (2005). County Agents and University Tenure and Promotion Systems. The Journal of Extension, 43(3), Article 13. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol43/iss3/13