Sindermann was a professor at Odessa Junior College.
Whose contract, like in Roth, was not renewed.
Sindermann claimed that Odessa had a defacto tenure program.
Despite the absence of an actual tenure system, it wished each
faculty member to feel that he has permanent tenure so long as
his teaching services are satisfied and as long as he displays a
Sindermann claimed there was a mutual understanding that his
contact would be renewed.
Sindermanns lack of formal contact is not entirely dispositive.
- Sindermann raised a genuine issue
His interest in continued employment.
Although not secured by contact, the tenure was not less binding
which was fostered by the college administration.
Absence of an explicitly contact may NOT always foreclose the
possibility that a teacher has a property interest in
Court - Might be able to show entitlement to job tenure
Held position for number of years.
Administration fostering defacto tenure program
The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the appellate court,
which held that respondent, a former college professor, was
entitled to pursue a lawsuit against the college for termination
of his employment