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ERIC Number: ED503673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 28
Abstractor: ERIC
Demography of the Faculty: A Statistical Portrait of English and Foreign Languages
Laurence, David
Modern Language Association
This report draws on US government data sources to develop a statistical portrait of the population of faculty members teaching English and foreign languages in US degree-granting colleges and universities. Major input sources include the National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF) and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Reported information offers comparisons between 1995 and 2005, and includes: (1) Numbers and Percentages of Faculty Members in Different Employment and Tenure Statuses; (2) Number of Full-time Tenured and Tenure-Track, Full-time Non-Tenure-Track and Part-Time Fault Members; (3) Total Student Enrollment and Undergraduate Student Enrollment; (4) Faculty numbers and Percentages by Discipline; (5) Numbers, Percentages, Academic Degree of English and Foreign Language Faculty by Type of Institution; and (6) Average Salary Information. (Contains 18 figures and 3 tables.) [This report was published with the Association of Departments of English.]
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A