Former President Jimmy Carter. Photo: China News Service/VCG via Getty Images
Former President Jimmy Carter has been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta after serving as University Distinguished Professor for 37 years, the university announced Monday.
Why it matters: The 94-year-old will be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to have been awarded a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president.
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