CUPA-HR recently released results from its annual report on staff in higher education. The report includes key data on staff demographics, trends in salaries, and changes to the workforce over the first year of the pandemic.
Title: Now Is the Time to Focus on Faculty Diversity Authors: Hannah Bartlebaugh, Ansley Abraham Faculty diversity is an ongoing topic of conversation and issue in higher education. According to the report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), nearly 33 percent of undergraduate students are Black or Hispanic, yet only 9.5 percent of faculty identify with these groups. This report provides recommendations… Read more »
Speaking to greater trends surrounding caretaker responsibilities, COVID-19 transmissions, and pre-existing dynamics within academia, the pandemic appears to have disproportionately impacted women, Black, brown, gay, nonbinary, and disabled faculty.
Marielena DeSanctis, college provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and student services at Broward, recently spoke with Sherri Hughes, ACE’s assistant vice president of professional learning, about the impact of the ACUE program on faculty development, equity, and student success.
Two experienced provosts discuss the the important role played by non-tenure-track faculty and why colleges should enhance their policies and expand the benefits for these appointments. The latest post in a series from the Association of Chief Academic Officers.