Faculty Members' Status Depends on Where You Stand

Administrators and professors have different perceptions of faculty members' status and influence on campus, a new study has found.

The study, conducted by the National Center for Research to Improve Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, was based on a survey of faculty members and administrators at 157 institutions.

Administrators believe more strongly than professors do that valued faculty members on their campus deal effectively with students, are personable, and are