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National Academies Press, 2010
"Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty" presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this…
Descriptors: Productivity, Tenure, Gender Differences, Research Universities
Barnett, Lynn, Ed.; San Felice, Faith, Ed. – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2006
This report is the result of a national conference convened in December 2005 by the American Association of Community Colleges in partnership with the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) and supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This event, the Teaching by Choice Leadership Summit on Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Science Education, Technology Education
American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI. – 1994
This study of rewards and recognition in the mathematical sciences in higher education utilized data gathered from site visits to 26 institutions, 3 open forums, and a survey of a sample of faculty and department chairs in mathematical sciences departments. Results found: (1) a substantial gap between what faculty think the reward structure should…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Mathematics, Department Heads, Departments
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This December 17, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Here's the Problem with Being So 'Smart'" (Williams, Jeffrey J.); (2)…
Descriptors: Social Change, Higher Education, Tuition, Popular Culture
Jones, Lyle V., Ed.; And Others – 1982
The quality of doctoral-level chemistry (N=145), computer science (N=58), geoscience (N=91), mathematics (N=115), physics (N=123), and statistics/biostatistics (N=64) programs at United States universities was assessed, using 16 measures. These measures focused on variables related to: program size; characteristics of graduates; reputational…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Chemistry, College Faculty, College Mathematics
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Berenson, Sarah B.; Stiff, Lee V. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Compared are the survey responses on practices and perceptions on computer uses in classroom between a faculty group involved in changing 10 undergraduate courses in mathematics and science education (n=25) and a group of regular faculty (n=60). There were no significant differences between two groups except on the use of inquiry and guided…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Calculators, College Faculty
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Mura, Roberta – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 1991
A study of Canadian college mathematics faculty compared 55 men and 55 women teachers on social background, family status, education, careers, professional difficulties related to sex, and attitudes toward employment equity programs. More similarities than differences were found. Differences were noted in 10 areas of demographics and professional…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, College Faculty, College Mathematics, Educational Background
Thomas, Constance D. – Journal of Educational Opportunity, 1998
Explores the history and literature on Total Quality Management (TQM) in an educational setting, and examines results of a university study of its own TQM program. The study found both faculty and administrators dissatisfied with their TQM effort; although most felt that TQM could have positive effects, the perception was that little was being…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Harris, Kathleen – Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1985
Interviews with faculty on decisions to submit proposals for external funding suggest that activity at the current institution is related to previous experience, and more experience in graduate school may have a strong, positive effect on later activity. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Decision Making, Grantsmanship, Higher Education
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Meyer, Katrina A. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
In response to increasing costs and growing reliance on external funding for college faculty research, a plan for promoting faculty success in gaining financial support for research is proposed. The plan is based on information in the literature concerning prerequisites for success in getting external support. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fund Raising, Grantsmanship, Higher Education
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Ursprung, Heinrich – Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1988
A study of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology suggests (1) an abrupt change in an institution's financial pattern need not mean loss of excellence; (2) in crisis, the institution must build on its strengths; (3) strong central planning is essential; (4) an excellent faculty is the first responsibility. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, College Planning, Educational Quality
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Cichy, Kelly A. – Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1990
As colleges and universities increasingly seek for-profit corporate sponsors for their research programs, collaboration may be complicated by differential missions leading to potential conflicts of interest. Ethical issues include corporate influence on research topics, secrecy and publication restrictions, patent ownership, unfavorable…
Descriptors: Cheating, College Faculty, College Role, Conflict of Interest
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Farris, Jane Park; Cole, Greg – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
The University of Tennessee's coordinated Faculty Interests/Funding Opportunities database system comprises statewide computer networking facilities, information from many sources, results of annual surveys, over 50 relational database files and software, and software applications. The system allows matching of information on funding opportunities…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer System Design
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Gordon, Virginia – NACADA Journal, 1998
Presents a brief history of the National Academic Advising Association and examines the association's role at the turn of the 21st century, including the characteristics of tomorrow's students, the role of faculty, and the role of information technology as they relate to academic advising. Approaches to meeting these challenges based on recent…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Agency Role, College Faculty, College Students
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Summerville, Richard M.; Ridley, Dennis R. – CUPA Journal, 1992
The approach taken by Virginia to analyze and establish policy for college and university administrator salaries, as they relate to other institutions and to the salaries of instructional faculty, is outlined. A methodology felt to be appropriate for this analysis, tested on eight institutions, is described and illustrated. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrators, Benchmarking, Budgeting, College Administration
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