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|Institutional Policies and Practices: Results From the 1999 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, Institution Survey
This reports presents findings from the “Institution Survey” of the 1999 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:99). Institutions were asked about their policies and practices affecting both full- and part-time faculty and instructional staff.
|Background Characteristics, Work Activities, and Compensation of Faculty and Instructional Staff in Postsecondary Institutions: Fall 1998
This publication is the first from the 1999 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:99), a study of faculty and instructional staff in postsecondary institutions in the United States. This report describes the background characteristics, work activities, and compensation of faculty and instructional staff in public and private not-for-profit 2-year-and-above postsecondary institutions.
|Instructional Faculty and Staff in Public 2-year Colleges
This report uses selected findings from the 1993 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:93) to examine differences between subgroups of faculty and staff within public 2-year colleges. It compares the backgrounds, teaching methods, and career lives of instructional faculty and staff who vary in terms of (a) age, (b) years of experience in their current jobs, and (c) primary teaching discipline. These comparisons show how those who are relatively new entrants to the teaching ranks at public 2-year colleges may differ from their older and more experienced colleagues. They also describe the instructional faculty and staff at public 2-year colleges as members of disciplinary subcultures.
|Salary, Promotion, and Tenure Status of Minority and Women Faculty in U.S. Colleges and Universities
This report examines differences among postsecondary faculty members by gender and by race/ethnicity. Comparisons were made on several human capital (e.g., education and experience) and structural (e.g., academic discipline and institution type) variables, as well as faculty outcomes (salary, tenure, and rank). A multivariate analysis of factors associated with salary was also conducted. Male faculty in this group were compared to female faculty, and comparisons were also made among four racial/ethnic groups: black, non-Hispanic; white, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. The statistics in this report were generated from the 1993 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:93).
|Characteristics and Attitudes of Instructional Faculty and Staff in the Humanities
This report focuses on the characteristics, workload, compensation, and attitudes of full-time instructional faculty and staff who taught the humanities in 4-year higher education institutions in the fall of 1992. Data are provided for the humanities generally and for the specific program areas of English and literature, foreign languages, history, and philosophy and religion.
|Faculty and Instructional Staff: Who Are They and What Do They Do?
First publication from the 1993 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, describing the characteristics, workload compensation, plans, and job satisfaction of faculty, and the change that has occurred since 1988.
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