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June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
According to new research, aspiring professors' negative view of faculty life at top research institutions is common: the large study of the University of California's graduate students revealed that less than half perceive major research institutions to be family-friendly workplaces for tenure-track professors. About 8,400 Ph.D. students from…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Universities, Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Graduate students face an array of choices when evaluating compensation-and-benefits packages that make comparisons difficult. A "Chronicle" survey shows that the offers to teaching assistants and research assistants vary widely. Some institutions cover 100 percent of graduate students' tuition, while others waive only a portion. It is possible to…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Student Employment
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Many college and university trustees say money matters are the biggest challenge their boards face. This article discusses the results of "The Chronicle's" survey of the fiscal condition of public and private colleges. According to the survey, board members of four-year institutions are grappling with how to pay for new buildings and how to repair…
Descriptors: Facility Improvement, Trustees, Private Colleges, Boards of Education
June, Audrey Williams – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Newly released survey results reveal that many colleges are focusing more than ever on preparing for a crisis since the massacre at Virginia Tech, but that they may not be well equipped to handle one. The online survey was conducted by SimpsonScarborough, a consulting firm that focuses on colleges and universities. It invited 546 people who are…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Crisis Management, Surveys, Higher Education