Category Archives: Teaching

Average Faculty Salaries by Field and Rank

If you’re interested in obessessing about such things the Chronicle of Higher Education has published  Average Faculty Salaries by Field and Rank at 4-Year Colleges and Universities, 2011-12.


Another one of those headlines…

There are all kinds of stories that are not doing faculty much good. Today, a Houston Chronicle story (“Many professors learn to teach the hard way“) reveals the dirty little secret that many of us we not taught to teach.

Of course, it was even worse back in the “good old days” that some of our critics describe. Universities tossed their new PhDs into the deep end with absolutely no training back when everyone agreed with led the world in education. It took the world about 50 years to notice that.