July 8, 2014
In a Fight for More Funds, Professors Quantify Colleges’ Neglect of Instruction
The humble calculator has emerged as a powerful weapon for faculty members battling administrators over spending.
When university leaders say they need to hold down instructional spending because of a budget crunch, the American Association of University Professors often seeks to debunk their claims by crunching numbers.
Nearly always, the AAUP’s financial analyses produce figures showing that the university in question remains in solid shape and has much more money to