>> I am finding the postdoc thread very interesting. What about the
> disparity in Faculty salaries? I would love to be making what the
> Chronical of Higher Education says is the average Associate Professor
> salary at my institutiion and I would be really happy with what is made
> by the faculty at the "mother" campus of our system but, with the way
> things are I'm very happy to have a job.
>> The figure of 45,000 given in one post for starting academics is very
> much out of line at smaller colleges and Universities. My students are
> of the opinion that the faculty start at over $50,000nand are shocked at
> what we make. I know that there is a great difference between
> disciplines and I'm glad I'm not teaching History or English necause many
> in these areas don't break $20,000 a year.
>> California has the fairest system that I know of but few other states
> have their system of determining salaries. When I interviewed for a job
> in the Cal State System I offered to come for less money and they said
> they couldn't deviate from the formula.
>> Any comments?
> Dr. Cynthia M. Galloway
> Associate Professor
> Dept. of Biology
> Campus Box 158
> Texas A&M University
> Kingsville, TX 78363
> FAX: 512/595-3409
Dr. Cynthia M. Galloway
Dept. of Biology
Campus Box 158
Texas A&M University
Kingsville, TX 78363