Compensation

Compromise Ends Hunger Strike

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New Georgetown policy on pay for contract workers ends 9-day student protest.

A Strike in Ann Arbor

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Graduate instructors at Michigan take a day off to force concessions at the bargaining table. University officials are unfazed.

How LSU Will Save $1 Million This Year

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Buck up, Les Miles -- you have to start somewhere.

Miles, Louisiana State University's new football coach, will earn at least $1.25 million a year under the seven-year deal that the university has offered him, LSU announced Wednesday. The university's Board of Supervisors is expected to approve the deal January 20.

Faculty Salaries Up 3.2%

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Study of salaries at four-year colleges finds raises in 2004-5 much better than last year's average of 2.1%.

Postdoc (Partial) Satisfaction

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Most like their positions, but many have tight budgets and question whether they are actually being trained.

'Living Wages' and Hunger Strikes

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Student protest season is in full swing.

Two weeks after students at Georgetown University ended a hunger strike aimed at winning a "living wage" for janitors and other contract workers there, students at Washington University in St. Louis have started their own such protest -- and the university is turning up the heat on them.

Modest Increases

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The average salary for a full-time faculty member at a community college is just over $52,134 this academic year, up from $50,998 a year ago.

Professors Without Pay

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Faculty members sue Knoxville College, charging that they haven’t been compensated for nearly a year.

3% Now vs. 6% Later

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George Washington U. says faculty will benefit from a six-month delay in raises. Professors want to see their money now.

What They Earn Across the Quad

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New research explains why gaps between disciplines are larger at some institutions than others.

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