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CUPA-HR Survey Finds Marked Increase in Colleges and Universities Offering Healthcare Coverage to Same-Sex Domestic Partners

The number of higher education institutions offering healthcare benefits for same-sex domestic partners has risen by 30 percent over the past nine years, according to findings from CUPA-HR’s 2015 Employee Healthcare Benefits in Higher Education Survey. Seventy percent of institutions that participated in this year’s survey offer healthcare coverage to same-sex domestic partners; in 2006, that number was 40 percent. read more ▸

CUPA-HR Survey Findings – Median Salaries for Professionals in Higher Ed Rose 2.2 Percent in 2014

Results of the 2014-15 Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey show that, for the first time in several years, increases at publics were greater than those at privates (2.3% vs. 2.1%). Data also show that professionals working in associate’s institutions fared best, with a median increase of 3%. read more ▸

CUPA-HR Survey Findings – Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty in Four-Year Institutions Saw a 2 Percent Increase in Median Base Pay in 2014

For the second year in a row, increases were slightly greater at public institutions (2.1 percent) than at private institutions (2.0 percent). Faculty at public baccalaureate institutions fared best, with a median increase of 2.7 percent. These findings reflect the salaries of 177,125 tenured/tenure-track faculty members at 756 institutions nationwide. read more ▸

Data Collection Now Open for 2015 Employee Healthcare Benefits Survey

CUPA-HR’s benefits survey collects data that can be used by institutions to benchmark employee healthcare benefits against those provided by other higher ed institutions. By providing your data, you’re helping make the results more useful for everyone in higher ed (plus, participants can purchase the results at up to 60% off!). Submit your data by June 2. read more ▸

CUPA-HR Survey Findings – Administrators in Higher Ed Saw a 2.4 Percent Increase in Median Base Pay in 2014

For the second year in a row, administrators at public institutions fared slightly better than those at privates, with increases of 2.5 percent and 2.3 percent, respectively. The overall median base salary increase for 2014 is the same as it was the year prior. read more ▸

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