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Galloway Cynthia M kfcmg00 at TAMUK.EDU
Tue Aug 12 16:26:52 EST 1997


> 
> 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?
> 
> Cyndy
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> -- 
> Dr. Cynthia M. Galloway
> Associate Professor 
> Dept. of Biology
> Campus Box 158
> Texas A&M University
> Kingsville, TX 78363
> 
> (512)595-3790
> FAX: 512/595-3409
> 
> 


-- 
Dr. Cynthia M. Galloway
Associate Professor 
Dept. of Biology
Campus Box 158
Texas A&M University
Kingsville, TX 78363

(512)595-3790
FAX: 512/595-3409




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