A sortable table that shows the percentages of full-time faculty members who were members of specific racial and ethnic groups at degree-granting colleges and universities in November 2011.
Use The Chronicle’s interactive database to see how much top public-college presidents earned in 2014. And track executive compensation at public and private colleges as far back as 2008.
The breadth and quantity of money granted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to higher-education projects vastly outweighs the amounts granted by the two other key supporters of higher-education reform: the Lumina Foundation and The Kresge Foundation. This graphic digs into the foundations' grants from 2006 through 2011.
With the population becoming less white and moving toward the southwest of the United States, where will colleges find the next generation of college students? This interactive tool lets users explore the demographic shifts that will change the makeup of American colleges, from the national level down to the more than 3,000 counties.
Almost all of the four-year public and private nonprofit institutions that spent the most on instructional spending per full-time-equivalent student in 2014-15 are medical schools or include medical schools.
The private nonprofit institutions that raised the most in private donations also tended to have the largest endowments.
Although minority students are underrepresented at liberal-arts colleges over all, some individual colleges serve a substantial share of students from a particular racial or ethnic group.
Along with professorships and scholarships, recent gifts have been devoted to sports facilities, study of the environment, and other causes.