Compensation

Breadth of Adjunct Use and Abuse

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Non-tenure-track instructors are used more frequently and in more disciplines (and at lower pay) than is commonly thought, AFT report says.

Taking One (Percent) for the Team

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Under faculty-generated proposal, Brandeis professors could volunteer to give up 1 percent of their salaries next year with aim of saving staff jobs.

Competition for Retiree Health Benefits

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TIAA-CREF will challenge Emeriti for an increasingly important market as colleges seek incentives to encourage employee retirements.

Conflict With My Interests

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As the government and universities move to limit or require more reporting of professors' corporate ties, some researchers form group to object.

Shifting Benefits

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Colleges and their employees are paying more for health insurance; proportion offering plans for same-sex partners continues to grow.

Going For Distance

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Online education is now part of "fabric" of public universities, a new study finds. But teaching on the Web is a lot of work, and professors are not happy about lack of support from administrators.

Dashboard Fever

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The accountability movement has hit human resources, as departments develop new ways to measure performance -- and potentially productivity -- of campus faculty and staff.

Taking on Incentive Compensation

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Federal panel debates whether the government should revise rules on raises and bonuses for student recruiters.

Teaching for Free

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U. of California at Davis asks faculty to forfeit stipends they get for leading freshman seminars, generating some givebacks and some resentment.

Well-Paid 'Assistants'

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The days when the salaries of big-time football and men's basketball coaches would shock and surprise have probably long since passed for most observers. Several head football coaches blew past the $3 million mark years ago, and topped the $4 million a year barrier in 2007.

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