The Almanac of Higher Education 2015

Read articles analyzing the latest data in The Chronicle’s special issue, and then turn to your print copy or order the digital edition to see all the data.

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What Public-College Presidents Make

Use The Chronicle's interactive database to see how much top public-college presidents earned in 2014. And track executive compensation at public and private colleges as far back as 2008.

Related Article: Rising Pay for Presidents Draws Public Scrutiny


Explore Faculty and Staff Salaries at More Than 4,700 Colleges

Search and sort comprehensive information, going back more than a decade, about the salaries of faculty and staff at more than 4,700 colleges and universities. With The Chronicle’s new interactive tool, users can browse data by state, sector, and Carnegie classification and break out salaries by institution, rank, and gender. This is just the first phase of Chronicle Data. There’s more to come.

Related Article: Stuck in the Middle


What Private-College Presidents Make

Use The Chronicle’s exclusive database to explore the compensation of chief executives at nearly 500 institutions.

Related Article: Behind RPI's Highly Paid Chief, Tales of an Imperial Air and Cowed Staff


The Almanac of Higher Education 2014

The Chronicle's annual special issue collects a wealth of data, analysis, and state-by-state profiles.

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Who Will Reach College Age in the Next 14 Years?

As the U.S. population changes, so, too, will the makeup of American colleges and universities. This tool highlights those changes, from the national level down to within the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S.

Related Article: Colleges, Here Is Your Future | Changing Times, Tough Choices


What They Make

Explore the salaries of chief executives at hundreds of private and public institutions—and get a sense of what the numbers mean.

Related Articles: Boards Justify High Pay for Presidents | Highest-Paid Presidents Face Backlash, Study Finds | By the Numbers: Millionaires at Private Colleges, 2011 | Pay and Perks Creep Up for Private-College Presidents


Women as Academic Authors, 1665-2010 Premium Link

Women’s presence in higher education has increased, but as authors of scholarly papers—keys to career success—their publishing patterns differ from those of men.

Related Article: Scholarly Publishing's Gender Gap

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