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Aurora Brief Reviews No. 04 February 19 2019

February 2019

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) have published a report on the “Impact of the Economic Recession on Student Enrollment and Faculty Composition in U.S. Higher Education: 2003-2018”. Zooming in on the Faculty Composition part, we see an interesting difference between public and private institutions’ responses to the recession. While public institutions decrease the number of faculties – and the student/staff ratio – most private institutions were much less affected and recovered relatively quickly.

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