ERIC Number: ED220065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Employment in Connecticut Public Institutions of Higher Education. BHE Reports, R-3-82.
Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Information on employees in Connecticut's 22 public institutions of higher education in fall 1981 is presented. Comparisons are made to employment patterns as of fall 1979. Findings include the following: full-time employment in Connecticut public institutions was down 1.4 percent in fall 1981 from 2 years earlier; the number of full-time minority employees also declined 1.4 percent over the same period; the number of full-time female employees increased 1.4 percent, while the number of male employees decreased 4 percent; the largest single occupational category continued to be faculty (3,502, 32.7 percent), a group whose numbers have remained constant from 1979; the number of minorities in faculty positions has grown 5.4 percent; the number of female faculty members increased by 5 percent, while the number of male faculty members declined 1.6 percent; growth has occurred in the executive/managerial and the professional nonfaculty categories; the number of minorities in the executive/managerial occupational category declined by 11.1 percent, while the number of women in this category grew by 21.6 percent and the number of men declined by 1.4 percent; the number of faculty with tenure increased by 32 from fall 1979 and by fall 1981--70 percent of all full-time faculty held tenure in Connecticut public institutions; tenure rates at Connecticut 4-year public institutions are high when compared to national averages; minorities comprised 5.5 percent of all full-time faculty in fall 1981, compared to 5.2 percent in fall 1979; while the representation of minorities among faculty is increasing slowly, 49.5 percent of minority faculty are of Asian and other backgrounds, rather than black and Hispanic. (SW)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Employment Patterns, Females, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education, Males, Minority Groups, School Personnel, School Surveys, Sex Differences, State Colleges, State Surveys, Tenure, Women Faculty
Connecticut Board of Higher Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut