How Many Administrators Are Too Many?

Daniel Johnson for The Chronicle

Alan Cerveny is dean of academic services at the U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, where the number of faculty administrators has declined.
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For years, faculty members have pointed to the sluggish growth in the number of tenured professors and complained that university payrolls are filled with too many administrators. This, they maintain, adds unnecessary costs and takes the focus away...

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