Fixing a Gender Pay Gap Can Lead to Faculty Discord

James Buck, MLive, Landov

Western Michigan U.'s faculty union, an affiliate of the AAUP, voted to censure the provost this month after a delay on promised salary adjustments and other communication issues. Above, Bill Warren, a professor of history and an officer of the AAUP chapter, speaks at a meeting of the university's trustees in September.
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Institutions that discover widespread pay disparities by gender, with female professors earning less than their male counterparts, and then try to remedy the gap can find themselves mired in a process that is fraught with tension and results in...

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