Category: Higher Education

women and men at meeting, universities scored highest for gender equality
Jul 18, 2019
World’s Top 10 Most Gender Equal Universities

Learn which universities scored the highest for gender equality. In the THE University Impact Ranking for Gender Equality, Times Higher Education ranked the most gender equal universities in the world.  The ranking measures universities’ research on the study of gender, their policies on gender equality, and their commitment to recruiting and promoting women.  Curious to […]

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green piggy bank on calculator, attempts to close the major pay gaps between its flagship campus and its other campuses
Jul 11, 2019
College Looking to Close the Pay Gap Between Their Different Campuses

Rutgers University signs an agreement that attempts to close the major pay gaps between its flagship campus and its other campuses. Recently, academics at Rutgers University in New Jersey signed an agreement that attempts to close the major pay gaps between its flagship campus and its other campuses in more disadvantaged communities.  The four-year contract […]

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Jun 27, 2019
What Faculty-Pay Survey Reveals About Academic Jobs

Important things learned from the American Association of University Professors’ faculty-compensation survey. Every year, the American Association of University Professors releases a faculty-pay survey that offers insight into the salary of full-time and part-time faculty members.  Curious to see what this year’s survey revealed?  Here are some of the important things learned from the American […]

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typing and web analytics, how higher education institutions can use benchmarking to offer faculty competitive pay
Jun 20, 2019
The Use of Benchmarking to Ensure Competitive Faculty Pay

How higher education institutions can use benchmarking to offer faculty competitive pay. Offering competitive pay is one of the best strategies that higher education institutions can use to attract and retain the best faculty members.  But how can you ensure that you are offering fair and competitive pricing to new and continuing faculty?  By benchmarking […]

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person holding up a sign with question marks, questions and criticisms aimed at higher education diversity programs
May 30, 2019
Colleges Face Questions About How Much They Pay Diversity Officers

Learn more about the questions and criticisms aimed at higher education diversity programs. Recently, right-leaning and conservative organizations have been targeting prominent higher education institutions and the amount of money they spend on diversity.  Critics use salary and budget information to label diversity offices as wasteful and ineffective and blame these expenditures for rising tuition […]

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minority female and male staff at meeting, associate institutions demonstrate higher levels of representation and pay equity
May 23, 2019
Associate’s Institutions Show Best Representation for Pay Equality, Women, and Minority Faculty

CUPA-HR reports that associate institutions demonstrate higher levels of representation and pay equity. According to CUPA-HR’s Faculty in Higher Education Survey, associate institutions demonstrate higher levels of representation and pay equity for both women and underrepresented minority faculty than doctoral, master’s, or baccalaureate institutions. CUPA-HR’s report explains that nearly two-thirds of associate institution faculty are […]

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women in business attire with paperwork, feedback for campus administrators and leaders
May 16, 2019
Managing Executive Feedback in Higher Education

Tips for handling feedback for campus administrators and leaders. One of higher education’s most serious recurring problems is the evaluation of campus leaders.  Part of this issue can be attributed to the significant periods of time between evaluations.  When leaders are allowed to operate for too long without oversight, institutions often discover a lack of […]

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stacks of coins ascending to match an increasing bar graph, 2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report
May 09, 2019
Report Indicates That Faculty Salaries are Up By 1.7%

Findings from the “2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report.” According to the 2019 CUPA-HR Faculty in Higher Education Report, full-time faculty members saw an average pay increase of 1.7% over the past year.  Full-time faculty off tenure-track saw increases of 1.8% while tenured and tenure-track faculty saw average increases of 1.6%. CUPA-HR also found […]

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All University of California Campuses Make the Top 75 of Best Colleges Ranking, 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking
Apr 18, 2019
All University of California Campuses Make the Top 75 of Best Colleges Ranking

UC campuses sweep up in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking, five UC campuses made the top ten public universities for undergraduate education, with all nine campuses within the top 75. UCLA was named the top public university in the […]

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Ranking Reveals The Top 10 Universities in the World, World University Rankings for 2019
Apr 11, 2019
Ranking Reveals The Top 10 Universities in the World

The Times Higher Education releases their World University Rankings for 2019. The Times Higher Education‘s World University Rankings for 2019 analyzes research-intensive universities from all over the globe on the main categories of teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.  The Ranking prides itself on making comprehensive and balanced comparisons and is audited by an […]

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