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.
The largest gift was half a billion dollars, left by bequest to the University of California at San Francisco. Other major gifts, of $100 million each, went to Colby College Museum of Art and Santa Clara University.
Public institutions that paid their full professors the most in 2015-16 tended to be in states with high costs of living.
For more than five decades, researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles have surveyed the nation’s incoming freshmen to learn more about their backgrounds, views, and expectations. Use this interactive graphic to see how their attitudes and self-images have changed since the 1960s.
The University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Pennsylvania led other Association of American Universities members in diversity of new tenure-track teaching faculty.
Columbia University ranked second-highest among four-year nonprofit institutions in the average amount borrowed by each undergraduate who took out federal student loans in 2014-15.
Of the 40 top doctoral institutions sending students to study abroad for academic credit in the 2014-15 academic year, 13 were in the South and 11 in the Midwest.