clock with coins, it has some negative side effects
Aug 22, 2019
Salary Transparency’s Effect on The Pay Gap and Possible Side Effects

New research suggests that while salary transparency helps to close the wage gap, it has some negative side effects. Recently, economists from the University of Toronto, Princeton University, and the Social Analysis and Modelling Division from Statistic Canada examined the impact of salary disclosure on higher education faculty salaries.  Interestingly, while the research shows that […]

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Aug 15, 2019
What ACE’s Report on Diversity in Higher Education Reveals

Findings from the ACE’s report on diversity in higher education. Referencing data from CUPA-HR and other sources, the ACE (American Council on Education) recently did a thorough analysis of the diversifying student body and the faculty of higher education institutions.  Here’s what the ACE’s report on diversity in higher education revealed. First, the report notes […]

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Aug 08, 2019
How Higher Education Can Introduce Paths for Advancement for IT Staff

Learn how higher education can retain IT staff by offering avenues to attain new skills and advance. In the world of higher education, recruiting IT staff can be very difficult.  Naturally, this means that keeping staff happy in the workplace is a matter of serious importance.  But what can higher education institutions do to increase […]

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Jul 25, 2019
Understanding How Location and Setting Affects Higher Education Leadership

The importance of place when it comes to leading a higher education institution. While working as the president of a college or university is obviously challenging enough, presidents who move to a considerably different location to work face even more difficulties.  In an article written by John Marx, professor and chair of the English Department […]

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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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Jul 02, 2019
What to Know About the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

Learn about what NICE is and what it hopes to accomplish. The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is an initiative led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Commerce.  NICE focuses on cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development in order to address the country’s current and future […]

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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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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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Jun 13, 2019
Interesting Things to Know About the Gender Pay Gap

Understanding the gender pay gap. While most people know what the gender pay gap is and what it entails, many do not know anything beyond the basics.  Here are some of the interesting facts about the gender pay gap that the American Association of University Women found. The “Motherhood Penalty” Persists The “motherhood penalty” refers […]

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