The Higher Education Almanac Aug. 23, 2019 The Chronicle of Higher Education Volume 65, Issue 40 The Profession News Tenure and Other Variations By Teghan Simonton Non-tenure-track faculty members may be doing much more of the instruction, but colleges are still holding onto their tenure systems. Tenure Status & Adjuncts Faculty members deal with varied work situations, from being tenured to getting by on less-than-annual contracts. Here is an overview of their standing. News Administrator & Staff Pay Take a look at what colleges’ 1.5 million full-time non-faculty members earn, on average, along with the pay for certain senior administrators. News Chief Executives See how much chief executives earned, on average, and which ones received compensation of more than $2 million or even $4 million in one year. News Faculty Pay Women’s salaries come closest to men’s at colleges where pay is moderate. See what professors are earning at all types of institutions. Students News The Strategies Behind Rapid Enrollment Growth By Kelly Field Some colleges that have expanded quickly are spending millions on advertising to recruit online students. Enrollment While many colleges have shrunk, others have turned into mega-universities. See how enrollment varies among institutions. Aid & Debt Americans owe close to $1.5 trillion in student-loan debt. We examine how students pay for college and how well they do in repaying their loans. News Online Learning The proliferation of online courses has affected all sectors of higher education and has gotten many more students to take courses from home. News Outcomes One of colleges’ clear goals is to get students to graduate and go out into the workplace. How well students accomplish that varies. News Graduate Students See a profile of today’s doctorate recipients, the change in their numbers over time, and a list of the universities that awarded the most doctorates. Diversity Backgrounder Why Has Black-Student Enrollment Fallen? By Megan Zahneis Colleges look for ways to reverse an overall decline since 2010. News Gender, Race, & Ethnicity Whites make up just 56 percent of students but 77 percent of instructional faculty members and managers. See our breakdowns by race and ethnicity. Diversity Indexes How diverse are your college’s students, faculty members, and managers? Use our interactive tables to find out. News Changes in African-American Enrollment Enrollment of black students has fallen by nearly 365,000 since 2010. Several tables analyze where the loss is occurring. News Age & Other Characteristics Representation of veterans, older students, parents, students with disabilities, and students of varying socioeconomic status is covered here. News International See which colleges enroll the most foreign students, what places they come from, and where American students study abroad. Finance News Getting the Price Just Right By Peter Monaghan To slash or not to slash, college officials wonder when their tuition pricing isn’t bringing the desired results. News Tuition & Fees See which colleges charge the most, and how much tuition and tuition-discounting have risen over the years. News Endowments & Giving More than 100 colleges have endowments worth more than $1 billion. Our tables list the wealthiest colleges and the ones raising the most money. News Revenue & Spending Together American colleges took in more than $616 billion in the 2017 fiscal year, and spent more than $555 billion. See how those numbers break down. States News Coping in a Cash-Starved State System By Peter Monaghan Oklahoma’s colleges look for ways to make up for the shortcomings of students’ earlier education. News Compare the States By Ben Myers and Sandhya Kambhampati Explore data on more than 80 measures to see how your state is doing in relation to others on faculty pay, student aid, and more.