Inside Higher Ed
September 29th, 2014
human resources officers overwhelmingly believe their institutions are
doing enough to prevent sexual harassment by employees – but are far
less confident that higher education in general is doing enough to
combat such behavior.
HR directors – especially those at public colleges and universities
-- are growing increasingly concerned about faculty members working well
past traditional retirement age, leaving little flexibility for their
institutions to hire a new generation of professors.
And while half of HR officers say their institutions fairly
compensate adjunct faculty members, fewer strongly agree that that’s the
case than was true last year, and the proportion of public university
HR directors who say their institutions offer appropriate job security
and due process protections for part-time instructors had tumbled from a