Updated salary comparisons from AAUP data

Obviously, a lot is going on at Guilford these days. Some of that has had me looking back at salary figures in response to requests from Guilford allies, so I thought I’d take a moment and provide updates to the comparisons I usually do between Guilford salaries and our traditional peer group, AAUP Category IIB … Read more

Updated compensation percentiles

Back in February, I calculated an update to the Category IIB percentiles we used to publish in our Factbook. That post is here. The AAUP has now posted data for the 2018-19 academic year. This year includes both the recent rounds of raises in January 2017 (in effect for the last half of 2016-17, although … Read more

AAUP state meeting at UNCG March 24

I got a request from Dr. Michael Frierson, a professor in Media Studies at UNCG, to share this with my faculty colleagues. The program is attached. [pdf-embedder url=”http://moonrm.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/AAUP-spring-2018-1.pdf” title=”AAUP spring 2018 (1)”] Registration for the meeting is here.

Challenges with staffing courses under a 12-3 model

Here’s another logistical issue we’ll need to deal with if we move forward with the 12-3 schedule. It’s a different kind of challenge to staff a three-week course than it is a 15-week course, and with the current low number (at least in recent history) of tenured and tenure-track faculty, it’s likely we’ll need to … Read more

Curriculum Revision, 1966

Gwen Gosney-Erickson, college archivist, forwarded me these minutes from 1966, when the college was facing rapid change and a call to revise their curriculum. They’re a fascinating look at a parallel time in Guilford’s history fifty years ago. [pdf-embedder url=”http://moonrm.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/1966FacultyMinute.pdf”] I asked for a little more context, and Gwen wrote: This was a massive overhaul … Read more