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A President's Fifth Year

Salary Check

Faculty-Salary Increases at Public Colleges Trail Those at Private Ones
Salaries for faculty members across all disciplines rose by 1.9 percent this year, nearly matching the 2-percent rise in senior administrators' pay.

Average Faculty Salaries by Field and Rank, 2011-12

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Betsy Smith: "When the majority of faculty are contingent, it puzzles me why we are always left out in studies like these. I realize that we are more difficult to track than tenured and tenure-track faculty, but shouldn't it be made explicit in the article's title that the largest segment of faculty has been excluded in the analysis?"

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