Pay and Benefits

Pay and Benefits
Nov 23, 2021
Michigan State University faculty members don’t just want their COVID-19–related cuts to pay and benefits reversed—they want them returned.

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November 23, 2021

Michigan State University faculty members don’t just want their COVID-19–related cuts to pay and benefits reversed—they want them returned.

November 11, 2021

Rutgers University at Camden arts and sciences professors want to know why their beloved dean was fired abruptly. They didn’t get much of an explanation during a meeting with their chancellor, making an already rocky relationship worse.

September 29, 2021

Kutztown University didn’t grant any remote teaching requests this term, not even to an immunosuppressed professor with a new heart. The case raises more questions about “blanket” accommodation bans. 

September 2, 2021

The pay gap between men and women in academic science is bigger than it is in industry, according to a new analysis of federal survey data. What might it take to close that gap?

May 24, 2021

For the most part, institutions are resuming the faculty and staff retirement benefits they cut or stopped during the pandemic. Fights over the future of those benefits are being waged on some campuses.

 
April 13, 2021

Professor pay declined this year for the first time since it recovered -- somewhat -- from the Great Recession. Salary data don't include professors who were laid off.

February 24, 2021

Women make up just 24 percent of research universities' top earners, according to a new report urging action on pay parity in academe. Women of color are just 2 percent.

January 18, 2021

A longtime professor wants to retire. Her university says she has to drop her pay-based gender discrimination suit first.

May 21, 2020

Colleges and universities are increasingly suspending or trimming employee retirement plan contributions to battle budget deficits.

April 8, 2020

Academic work is harder than ever, but professor pay was static year over year and probably won't be improving any time soon, according to the AAUP's annual salary report. Usual suspects offer biggest salaries.

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