Compensation

What's at stake when universities raise their minimum wage?

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More and more colleges and universities are voluntarily choosing to increase their minimum wage. Why do they do it and how much does it cost?

University of Texas at Austin's new president asks for less money

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The next president of the University of Texas at Austin declined a $1 million base salary and instead opted for $750,000. Faculty members say it's because "he gets it."

Purdue employees protest plan to cut employee leave time

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Purdue told employees that days off for vacation, sick leave and other reasons would be combined in a streamlined program. Then employees did the math.

Faculty salaries are up 2.2% but report sees many financial issues facing professors

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Faculty salaries outpace inflation, according to a new AAUP report, which notes many lingering economic challenges. Plus lists of the institutions with the highest salaries.

NC law that ends pay raises for teachers with master's degrees a blow to college finances

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Elimination of pay raises for teachers' master’s degrees in North Carolina could have major impact on budgets of education schools and their universities.

A university tries to deal with salary compression among faculty members

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At many colleges, long-term professors say their pay lags behind that of newer faculty. Has UW Oshkosh found a way to deal with the problem?

Higher education officials look to Washington for guidance on adjuncts and the Affordable Care Act

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With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.

U. of Texas system adopts a performance pay system for campus presidents

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U. of Texas System adopts a performance pay system for presidents and other administrators, a move that could signal a new strategy in executive compensation -- and, critics fear, skew priorities.

GASB changes could upset university finances

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A change in pension accounting metrics could upend university balance sheets, threatening everything from accreditation to federal financial aid.

Argosy University cuts adjunct pay for online courses

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Argosy University cuts pay rate for online adjuncts, giving a rarely seen glimpse at adjunct pay and raising questions about how for-profits stack up on salaries.

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