ERIC Number: ED307004
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Characteristics and Trends of Illinois Public Community College Faculty and Staff, Fall Terms 1986-1988.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Data on the characteristics of faculty and staff at Illinois public community colleges are presented and analyzed for fall 1986, 1987, and 1988. Tables provide statistics on numbers of faculty and staff by employment classification; full-time faculty and staff by employment classification, gender, and ethnic origin; full-time teaching faculty by highest degree held, age, gender, tenure status, and years of service; primary subject taught by full- and part-time faculty; full-time academic support personnel by highest degree held, gender, age, and years of service; and full-time administrative, supervisory, and professional/technical personnel by highest degree held, age, gender, and years of service. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) the Illinois public community colleges reported a total of 24,761 employees during fall 1988, including 4,547 full-time instructors and 2,840 clerical staff members; (2) 12,568 individuals taught on a part-time basis in fall 1988, representing an increase of 322 part-time instructors over fall 1987 and 1,358 instructors over fall 1986; (3) in fall 1988, part-time faculty constituted 73.4% of all faculty, compared to 70.7% in 1986; (4) when all employment classifications were combined, women represented 52.4% of the employees, though the administration and teaching faculty were predominantly male; and (5) between 1986 and 1988, overall minority representation decreased among full-time faculty but increased among administrators. (AYC)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Counselors, Educational Attainment, Educational Trends, Employment Experience, Full Time Faculty, Librarians, Minority Groups, Part Time Faculty, School Personnel, State Surveys, Teacher Characteristics, Tenured Faculty, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois