33% of Faculty But Only 8% of Administrators See Pay Cuts in 2009-10

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33% of Faculty But Only 8% of Administrators See Pay Cuts in 2009-10

FIRE has often lamented the rise of the college administrative class at the expense of the faculty. The huge increase in the number of administrators in just a few decades has given colleges not only a greater ability to regulate and monitor student expression, but also the need to do so in order to justify the increase in the number of positions. This leads to situations like the University of Delaware’s massive Residence Life thought reform program, where residence life administrators decided to “teach” Delaware students about controversial topics like diversity, sexuality, and environmentalism without any real input from the faculty…

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