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Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2008, and Salaries of Full-Time Instructional Staff 2008-09 - Data from the Winter 2008-09 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), including data on the number of staff employed in Title IV postsecondary institutions in fall 2008 by primary function/occupational activity, length of contract/teaching period, employment status, salary class interval, faculty and tenure status, academic rank, race/ethnicity, and gender. (National Center for Education Statistics, November 2009)...

Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2007, and Salaries of Full-Time Instructional Faculty, 2007-08 - This report presents information from the Winter 2007-08 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) web-based data collection. Tabulations represent data requested from all postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal student financial aid programs. The tables in this publication include data on the number of staff employed in Title IV postsecondary institutions in fall 2007 by primary function/occupational activity, length of contract/teaching period, employment status, salary class interval, faculty and tenure status, academic rank, race/ethnicity, and gender. Also included are tables on the number of full-time instructional faculty employed in Title IV postsecondary institutions in 2007-08 by length of contract/teaching period, academic rank, gender and average salaries. (National Center for Education Statistics, December 2008)...

Institutional Policies and Practices Regarding Postsecondary Faculty: Fall 2003 - This report describes recent hiring and retirement patterns as well as tenure-related changes and actions taken by public and private not-for-profit postsecondary institutions that offered an associate’s or higher degree in fall 2003 and participated in federal Title IV student aid programs. About 920 institutions completed the survey, resulting in a weighted response rate of 84%. In fall 2003, some 8% of all full-time faculty were hired the previous year from outside the institution, while 7% had left their institutions during the previous year. Of those who left, 36% retired. At least 90% of all doctoral or master’s institutions had tenure systems, but even among public associate’s institutions, the majority (64%) had a tenure system. About 64% of institutions with a tenure system limit time on tenure track to six or seven years. One-half (52%) of institutions with a tenure system offered early or phased retirement to tenured faculty members between 1998 and 2003. (National Center for Education Statistics, Stephanie C. Nevill and Ellen M. Bradburn, October 2006) ...

Changes in Staff Distribution and Salaries of Full-Time Employees in Postsecondary Institutions: Fall 1993–2003 - This study examines the changes that occurred between fall 1993 and fall 2003 in the distribution of staff and average salaries of all full-time staff – faculty, administrators and support personnel – at postsecondary institutions. (Xiaojie Li, National Center for Education Statistics, July 2006) ...

2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04) Methodology Report - This report describes the methodology and findings of the 2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, which took place during the 2003–04 academic year. (Ruth Heuer, Brian Kuhr, Mansour Fahimi, T.R. Curtin, Marjorie Hindsale, Lisa Carley-Baxter, Pat Green and Linda Zimbler, National Center for Education Statistics, May 2006) ...

National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04) Report on Faculty and Instructional Staff in Fall 2003 - This report describes faculty and instructional staff in public and private nonprofit postsecondary institutions offering an associate’s degree or higher in fall 2003. Employment status, race/ethnicity, gender, tenure status and compensation of faculty and instructional staff are presented by institution type and program area. (Emily Forrest Cataldi, Mansour Fahimi, Ellen M. Bradburn and Linda Zimbler, National Center for Education Statistics, May 2005)...


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