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ERIC Number: EJ539464
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0190-2946
Nelson, Cary
Academe, v83 n1 p38-43,54 Jan-Feb 1997
Argues that, although the high salaries of faculty "superstars" may disadvantage other faculty and staff, particularly in a period of downsizing, the more serious problem is the tradition of large discipline-based differences in faculty salaries which undermine the principles of merit-based compensation. Resentment of "superstar" salaries may have racial aspects or reflect undeserved prestige appointments. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A