August 7, 2008
Public Universities Strive to Keep Coveted Faculty Members
State budget woes and a rocky economy have shaken public colleges and universities in recent years. One of the most noticeable shudders, however, has been a pervasive "brain drain" at some state institutions that face competition for their best faculty members from more prosperous institutions, both public and private.
Public colleges and universities are now girding themselves to win this war for tenured talent. Chief academic officers, deans, and department heads at those