Perceptions of Pre-Tenure Faculty: Findings of the 2009 COACHE Survey

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2010-09-08
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Virginia Tech
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What is COACHE?

  • The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) Survey is conducted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education -Intensive focus on pre-tenure faculty -Measures institutional experiences and job satisfaction -Provides national and peer benchmarks -Over 8000 respondents from 104 universities nationwide

COACHE Survey Overview

  • 307 tenure-track faculty hired at Virginia Tech before Jan 2009 were surveyed in fall 2009 Results provide: --Descriptive statistics and significant differences within institution by gender and race; descriptive statistics by academic area -Ranking compared to 5 selected peer institutions; percentile relative to 104 universities
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