According to the American Association of University Professors’ Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, faculty pay is up 2.2. percent, or 1.4 percent adjusted for inflation. Yet faculty salaries remain much lower than many of those in the business world, and make up just a fraction of institutional expenditures. Read the InsideHiEd article here and access the report database searchable by institution, rank, state and more here. Look for the AAUP report here.
Growth in China and other parts of Asia will depend on skills training, more process mechanization, and better resource use, says McKinsey director Jonathan Woetzel.
“Helping people become more professional and more skilled, whether we’re talking about manufacturing industries and food processing, which can in turn lead to better quality for urban citizens through food safety, or we’re talking about services, and simply delivering professional services on time at a quality that people expect—these are all great opportunities to increase the productivity of Asian society and its economy. That’s where the real challenge and opportunity lies for Asia.”
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