College Professor Salaries Ranked, how professors in different departments are paid
Dec 06, 2018
College Professor Salaries Ranked

Find out how professors in different departments are paid. If you’ve ever thought about working in higher education, then salary is probably one of the things that you’ve been most curious about.  Because professors perform many different duties, from publishing scholarly articles to conducting research to teaching classes, you would expect them to be compensated […]

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University Faculty Positions Now Largely Off the Tenure Track, faculty positions are no longer on track for tenure
Nov 29, 2018
University Faculty Positions Now Largely Off the Tenure Track

New analysis shows that about three-quarters of all faculty positions are no longer on track for tenure. According to an analysis conducted by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), around 73% of all faculty positions are no longer on track for tenure.  In its report, the AAUP discusses concerns regarding what the loss of […]

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Trump Administration Suggests Combining the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor, combine the Department of Education and the Department of Labor
Nov 20, 2018
Trump Administration Suggests Combining the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor

Learn about the presidential proposal to combine the Department of Education and the Department of Labor. In June, it was reported that the Trump Administration proposed a merger to combine the Department of Education and the Department of Labor.  This plan is in-line with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s view that the higher education system required […]

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A Look into What University Presidents Make, salaries of university presidents
Nov 15, 2018
A Look into What University Presidents Make

Uncovering the salaries of university presidents from both public and private non-profit institutions. Those tasked with running and overseeing colleges and universities face one of the most difficult jobs out there. Not only do they have to contend with students, parents, faculty, alumni, donors, and so on, but they also have to do so in […]

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The Role of Women’s Colleges in the Fight for Equality, women’s colleges
Oct 25, 2018
The Role of Women’s Colleges in the Fight for Equality

How women’s colleges continue to lead the progress towards equality. When all-female colleges were first founded in the 19th century, they led the movement toward equality of the sexes.  Today, these same institutions continue to offer women the skills and confidence that they need to compete in a male-dominated world. Women’s colleges continue to lead […]

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A Closer Look at the Great Recession’s Impact on the Higher Education System, higher education system
Oct 18, 2018
A Closer Look at the Great Recession’s Impact on the Higher Education System

Learn how the major economic crisis of 2008 changed the face of higher education programs across the country. When the recession hit the U.S., it changed the landscape of the entire higher education system.  While some of the impacts, such as funding cutbacks and management changes, were immediate; there have also been longer-term changes in […]

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National Trends Tracing Female Employment as College Athletic Directors, college
Oct 11, 2018
National Trends Tracing Female Employment as College Athletic Directors

New study shows that the number of women working as college athletic directors has almost doubled since 1990. Research from Higher Education Publications, Inc. reveals that the number of women employed as college athletic directors has increased from 11% to 19.5% at NCAA colleges since 1990.  Looking at Division I, II, and III schools across […]

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Understanding California’s New Pay Equity Law, compensation
Oct 04, 2018
Understanding California’s New Pay Equity Law

Here’s what every business owner should know about the California law that is calling for equal compensation for all workers. Recently, many states and municipalities have taken it upon themselves to enact their own version of pay equity laws.  In California, the guidelines laid out in Assembly Bill 168 signed by Governor Jerry Brown a […]

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Americans Contend that They Still Believe in Higher Education’s Public Good, the American public still recognizes the value of higher education
Sep 27, 2018
Americans Contend that They Still Believe in Higher Education’s Public Good

Survey finds that the American public still recognizes the value of higher education. A new survey shows that the American public still recognizes the value of higher education and supports government funding of higher education opportunities.  The study was designed to evaluate Americans’ perceptions of how higher education institutions contribute to society, beyond individual gains. […]

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Mississippi Black Women Experience the Largest Wage Gap in America, wage gap
Sep 20, 2018
Mississippi Black Women Experience the Largest Wage Gap in America

Report shows that the wage gap between black women and white men in Mississippi is among the largest in the nation. A new report written in partnership with Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, looks to raise awareness for the wage gap that exists between black women and white men.  Using median wages, the report explains […]

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