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Stats on full-time faculty vs full-time admin

Posted by sethkahn on March 13, 2008

A story in the current Inside Higher Education reveals that the majority of full-time positions in American colleges/universities are now administrative rather than faculty. We’ve known intuitively for some time that the growth of management was happening and pretty much uncontrolled, but these numbers make that sense very concrete. The article doesn’t address salaries, or percentages of budgets that are now going to management salaries, but we can pretty easily imagine how those are playing out.



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