Originally Posted By: Bostonian
It's probably true that the first priority of most professors at elite research universities is research -- that's the primary basis on which they are tenured.

One of the universities I attended is ranked in the top 10 globally for research output and its tenure model weights research only at 40%, with teaching weighted equally and the balance going to service. So even some research juggernauts can't neglect teaching.
What is to give light must endure burning.