ERIC Number: ED435239
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Salary-Trend Study of Faculty in Library Science for the Years 1995-96 and 1998-99.
Howe, Richard D.
This report, covering 1,365 library science faculty is part of an annual national survey of faculty salaries. The survey consists of two parts one covering public and one covering private four-year colleges and universities. Data for the baseline year 1995-96 and the 1998-99 trend year were collected for full-time teaching faculty in 53 selected academic disciplines from 279 public and 386 private institutions. The first section of the report defines the methodology and terms used; this is followed by a data page listing average library science faculty salaries for all participating institutions by faculty rank (including a new assistant professor rank), faculty mix percent, and salary factors. A brief summary of the data follows. A concluding section compares library science salary trend information for public and private institutions for the 2 study years with trend information for all fields and to the Consumer Price Index. It notes that average library science faculty salaries in 1995-96 in public and private institutions were, respectively, 21.2 percent and 30.5 percent below those of all ranks in all major fields; in 1998-99 these averages fell, respectively, to 4.7 percent and 31.4 percent. Appended is a list of the 53 selected academic disciplines, as well as lists of the participating public and private colleges. (CH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC.; College and Univ. Personnel Association, Washington, DC.