Press & Media

As a national research project, COACHE produces numerous reports and key findings on our survey data about what motivates faculty to remain at or depart from an institution.  Over the years, COACHE’s research has been highlighted in the media and COACHE staff have been interviewed on faculty matters by Inside Higher EducationThe Chronicle of Higher Education and The New York Times, among many other outlets.

If you would like to speak with COACHE experts on faculty affairs, faculty development, survey research, data use in higher education, or related matters, please contact us by phone or email with your request.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

April 28, 2017
Want Happier Professors? Try Being Nice
by Peter Schmidt

University of Arkansas News

March 1, 2017
Research on Nursing Administrators, Faculty Gives Guidance on Retention

The Wall Street Journal

February 14, 2017
Colleges, Faced With Funding Cuts, Target Tenure Trims
by Douglas Belkin

Inside Higher Education

September 27, 2016
Presidential Vetoes and Tenure
by Colleen Flaherty

Inside Higher Education

March 14, 2016
Why They Stay and Why They Go
by Colleen Flaherty

Inside Higher Education

December 8, 2015
Too Many Teaching Waivers?
by Colleen Flaherty

Inside Higher Education

October 23, 2015
Going Through the Motions? The 2015 Survey of Faculty Workplace Engagement
by Colleen Flaherty

Inside Higher Education

September 29, 2015
Full Time, Off Tenure Track
by Josh Logue

The Crhronicle of Higher Education

February 4, 2015
In Faculty Hiring, Temporary Less Often Means Part-Time
by Peter Schmidt

Inside Higher Education

December 11, 2014
Unsustainable Postdocs
by Colleen Flaherty

Inside Higher Education

September 24, 2014
No Country for Old Adjuncts
by Colleen Flaherty

The Chronicle of Higher Education

April 7, 2014
Stuck in the Middle on Faculty Pay
by Audrey Williams June

Inside Higher Education

June 17, 2013
Working Way Past 65
by Colleen Flaherty

The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 18, 2013
The New Faculty Minority
by Robin Wilson

Forschung & Lehre

January 2013
"There Are Few Guarantees on the Tenure Track": Questions to Cathy Trower

Women in Higher Education

August 2012
Tips to Support Women on the Tenure Track
by Sarah Gibbard Cook
Women in Higher Education, 21(8), 19)

Inside Higher Education

June 4, 2012
Mothering at Midcareer: COACHE and Associate Professor Satisfaction
by Scott Jaschik

Inside Higher Education

June 4, 2012
Unhappy Associate Professors
by LIbby Gruner

The Chronicle of Higher Education

June 3, 2012
Why Are Associate Professors So Unhappy?
by Robin Wilson

Inside Higher Education

March 23, 2012
Off Track
by Kaustuv Basu

Inside Higher Education

February 17, 2012
Survival Factor
by Kaustuv Basu

American Political Science Association (APSA)

October 2011
Report of the Task Force on Political Science in the 21st Century
(ISBN: 978-1-878147-39-4)

Inside Higher Education

May 6, 2011
Mothers in Higher Education
by Stephanie McNulty

The University of Chicago News

February 25, 2011
Academic careers survey helps focus pre–tenure faculty support

Inside CSUF (California State University Fullerton)

January 4, 2011
Tenure-Track Faculty Rate Campus Highly: Campus Named 'Exemplary' in National Job Satisfaction Survey
by Pamela McLaren

The Principal Investigator Advisor

December 2010, Volume 1, Number 10, Pages 121-132
Advice to the Newly Tenured: Managing 'Mid-Career' Status
For more information, please contact COACHE

Trinity News

November 16, 2010
Harvard Survey Shows Trinity Among Top Institutions in Tenure-Track Faculty Job Satisfaction

Duke University's The Chronicle

November 16, 2010
COACHE recognizes Duke as pre-tenure friendly university 
by Christina Pena

University of Iowa News Service

November 16, 2010
UI recognized for high level of pre-tenure faculty job satisfaction

The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 15, 2010
32 Colleges Are Named Most Friendly to Junior Faculty 
by Travis Kaya

Inside Higher Education

November 15, 2010
'Exemplars' of Good Pre-Tenure Practices 
by Scott Jaschik

The Higher Education Workplace

Fall 2010
Survey Shows Female Faculty Less Satisfied With Their Jobs Than Male Counterparts

The New York Times

August 16, 2010
Neither Stars Nor Sloths 
by CathyTrower

Nature

July 29, 2010
Happier Male Academics

The Chronicle of Higher Education

July 21, 2010
The Search for Sanity in a World Full of Chaos by Gabriella Montell

The Wall Street Journal

July 14, 2010
Female Academics Less Satisfied Than Male Counterparts

The Huffington Post

July 13, 2010
Female Profs Less Satisfied In Jobs Than Males: Study

InsideHigherEd.com

July 12, 2010
Job Satisfaction and Gender

The Chronicle of Higher Education

July 12, 2010
Survey of Job Satisfaction Finds Physical Sciences Among Happiest Fields  
by Kelly Truong

Science

June 4, 2010
Time to Hire a Housekeeper?

InsideHigherEd.com

March 22, 2010
Attracting Women to STEM

The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 4, 2010
Younger Professors Say a Successful Career Should Not Require Long Hours

InsideHigherEd.com

March 4, 2010
What 'Gen X' Faculty Want

The Chronicle of Higher Education

February 1, 2010
Debating the Value of Mentors to Female Economists

InsideHigherEd.com

January 21, 2010
Housework Help as New Benefit

Science

October 23, 2009
Perspective: Advice on Achieving Tenure

Change Magazine

September-October, 2009
Towards a Greater Understanding of the Tenure Track for Minorities

The Boston Globe

October 6, 2009
Blacks' Fight For Tenure Roils Emerson

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 7, 2009
Rethinking Tenure for the Next Generation

The Clutter Museum

July 15, 2009
Will There Be Women Among the Faculty of 2029?

InsideHigherEd.com

June 3, 2009
'Faring Well' or Disappearing?'

The Chronicle of Higher Education

May 15, 2009
Figuring Out Flexibility

InsideHigherEd.com

Stopping the Clock...on Grants

The Chronicle of Higher Education

February 4, 2009
The Demand for Diversity

The Chronicle of Higher Education

January 15, 2009
Grad Students Think Twice About Jobs in Academe

InsideHigherEd.com

January 15, 2009
Rejecting the Academic Fast Track

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

December 11, 2008
'Sense of Fit' Can Make or Break Faculty Retention

InsideHigherEd.com

December 5, 2008
"Racial Gaps in Faculty Job Satisfaction"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

December 5, 2008
"On the Road to Tenure, Minority Professors Report Frustrations"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 3, 2008
"Why Collegiality Matters"

Academe

September-October 2008
"Amending Higher Education's Constitution"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 19, 2008
"A Call for Clarity"

InsideHigherEd.com

September 18, 2008
"Will Professors Delay Retirements?"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 12, 2008
“A Helping Hand for Young Faculty Members”

Women in Higher Education

May 2008
“A Perfect Storm: Gen X and Today’s Academic Culture”

InsideHigherEd.com

March 28, 2008
“Tenure as a Tarnished Brass Ring”

InsideHigherEd.com

January 28, 2008
“Alice’s Adventures in Tenureland”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

December 5, 2007
“Junior Faculty Members Identify Colleges That Treat Them Well”

InsideHigherEd.com

December 5, 2007
“List of Top Academic Employers Evolves”

Harvard Magazine

November December 2007
“Faculty Well-Being”

R&D Magazine

November 2007
“Study Challenges Assumption that Private Colleges Make Better Faculty Workplaces”

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education "College Connection” radio program

September 29, 2007
Direct audio link

The Harvard Crimson

September 27, 2007
“State Schools Better for Junior Professors”

InsideHigherEd.com

September 18, 2007
"The Public (Non-Salary) Advantage"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 18, 2007
"Young Professors at Private Institutions Report Greater Overall Level of Job Satisfaction"

CSPT Comments

August 8, 2007
“Research Pressures Cause Greatest Angst in Survey of Early-Career Faculty.”

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

August 7, 2007
“Minority Junior Professors Less Satisfied With Campus Climate Than White Professors”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

August 17, 2007
“Junior Professors Question Job Policies”

InsideHigherEd.com

August 2, 2007
“The Satisfaction Gap”

“How to Recruit Gen X Faculty Members”

July 17, 2007
Web Presentation by Cathy Trower, Ph.D. for InsideHigherEd.com
(To obtain a copy of the audio presentation, email info@insidehighered.com.)

InsideHigherEd.com

April 25, 2007
“The Family-Friendly Competition”

InsideHigherEd.com

April 25, 2007
“Making Grad School ‘Family-Friendly’”

InsideHigherEd.com

February 7, 2007
“Tenure Reform Comes to Yale”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

February 2, 2007
“Survey Identifies Colleges That Know How to Keep Junior Faculty Members Happy”

InsideHigherEd.com

January 25, 2007
“You Can’t Eat Prestige”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 29, 2006
“Women See Less Clarity in Tenure Requirements Than Do Men”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 29, 2006
“Young Ph.D.’s Say Collegiality Matters More Than Salary”

InsideHigherEd.com

September 26, 2006
“The Clarity Gap”

InsideHigherEd.com

April 5, 2006
“The Gen X Professor”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 23, 2005
“Giving Junior Professors a Voice”

The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 4, 2005
“Where’s Larry?”