Salary Reduction for Higher Education Faculty


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Salary Reduction for Higher Education Faculty
The issue of salary reduction for higher education faculty is part of a larger issue facing colleges and universities during the current recession. This paper will identify a number of related issues including trends in revenue and expenditures for both private and public universities, how higher-education institutions are funded, the impact of funding cuts from these sources and the associated issue of providing financial aid for students at these institutions.
The price of higher education has spiraled annually at 4.9% above the national inflation rate over the decade from 2000-2010. Published tuition rates and fees for in-state students at public four-year institutions nationwide averaged...
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