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ERIC Number: ED440608
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Pages: 134
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-16-050303-5
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Salary, Promotion, and Tenure Status of Minority and Women Faculty in U.S. Colleges and Universities. National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, 1993 (NSOPF:93). Statistical Analysis Report.
Nettles, Michael T.; Perna, Laura W.; Bradburn, Ellen M.
This report, using data from the 1992-93 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, examines differences among postsecondary faculty by gender and by race/ethnicity. Comparisons were made on several human capital variables (education/experience) and structural variables (academic discipline/institution type), as well as for faculty outcomes (salary/tenure/rank). A multivariate analysis of factors associated with salary was also conducted. The study found differences between male and female faculty members in salary and rank, with female full-time faculty averaging lower salaries than males. Age, education, and experience also differed by gender, with female full-time faculty having lower educational levels and less experience than male faculty. Differences among racial/ethnic groups were also noted: white faculty generally had higher salaries and were more likely to be tenured and to be full professors than black faculty; and Black, non-Hispanic full-time faculty were less likely than white, non-Hispanic faculty to have higher salaries, tenure, and full professorships. Sections include an introduction, which notes prior research on the determinants of faculty salary, tenure, and rank, and methodology; sections examining representation of faculty by gender and by race/ethnicity; a section on the multivariate analysis; and a conclusion. Appended are technical notes, standard error tables, and additional data. (Contains 44 references.) (CH)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.; College Fund/UNCF, Fairfax, VA. Frederick D. Patterson Research Inst.; National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.