CUPA-HR Releases Annual Report on Administrators in Higher Education

April 26, 2019

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Title: Administrators in Higher Education

Authors: Adam Pritchard, Jingyun Li, Jasper McChesney, Jacqueline Bichsel

Source: College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)

CUPA-HR recently released its annual report on administrators in higher education. The study highlights key data on a variety of individual characteristics including gender, race and ethnicity, faculty status, and salary from 1,174 institutions for 50,880 administrators.

Findings from this year’s report include:

  • Women represented 51 percent of all administrators but only 20 percent of the top five highest-paying dean positions. Nearly half (47 percent) of the five lowest-paying dean positions were held by women.
  • People of color represented 16 percent of all administrators, up slightly from 15 percent last year.
  • Only 5 percent of all deans of medicine, the highest-paying dean position, were people of color.

To read the overview, click here. To purchase the full report, click here.

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