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What Does Bernie Want?

It may be, as Julia Azari recently argued, that there is no good reason for Bernie Sanders to get out of the Democratic race for the presidency. As she notes, what little research there is on the topic suggests that lengthy primaries probably don’t hurt the nominee’s general election chances. This is in part because […]

Staff Council Compensation Survey Results – Spring 2016

Thanks to all staff who completed the Compensation Survey we conducted in late March / early April.
Attached are the results. Comments are not being shared with the whole campus, but were shared with the administration after removing any that might have identified an individual. This survey had more detailed questions about compensation than the last overall Staff Council Survey done in the fall of 2014. When questions were similar, comparisons are noted.
A total of 323 staff took the survey so results should be considered in light of that. We appreciate the time you took to share your opinions and comments with us so that we can better focus our attention on the issues that matter to you.
Sincerely-

Staff Council

Compensation Survey Results Summary 4-10-2016

Explaining Trump’s Success: What We Still Get Wrong

With the announcements earlier this week by Ted Cruz and John Kasich that they were suspending their campaigns, the path is now clear for Donald Trump to become the 2016 Republican nominee. That prospect has prompted a collective act of self-flagellation by journalists, pundits and data crunchers, all asking essentially the same two questions: “How […]