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June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Worries about a partner's finding a job are a major reason why colleges lose faculty and professional-staff recruits. Some institutions have hired people to focus largely on nonfaculty job searches. (Finding faculty jobs for spouses or partners is a more complex negotiation with the university.) But as the economy continues to dip into uncharted…
Descriptors: Spouses, Tenure, Consultants, Job Search Methods
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Scholars who teach composition, a staple on the schedule of many a college freshman, often wind up stringing together a series of adjunct teaching jobs while keeping an eye out for that first step on the golden track to tenure. This article reports on a group of 20 people hired by St. John's University to teach in its first-year writing program,…
Descriptors: Tenure, Freshman Composition, College Faculty, Personnel Policy
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
When it comes to building a top-notch faculty, racing to land prominent scholars is only half the battle for colleges. The other half: Fighting off poachers intent on swiping the college's existing talented mid-career professors. At Cornell University, a $35-million gift announced by officials in late September will give the institution an edge in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Private Colleges, Private Financial Support
Fain, Paul; June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2006
In this article, the author presents Roger W. Bowen who was a president of the State University of New York at New Paltz, in 1996 and now a general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, that he gave almost no thought to the annual salary of $108,000. Here, his experience as an underpaid president, is familiar to governing…
Descriptors: Industry, Organizational Culture, Governing Boards, College Presidents