Study: Michigan higher-ed dollars increasingly going to administrative, support staff

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Full-time faculty loses out to administrative and professional staff when it comes to higher-education spending in Michigan, a Free Press review of new data shows.

The data show the ranks of administrators and professional staff at the state’s public and private colleges and universities are growing while the ratio of full-time faculty per thousand students is declining. Both four-year and two-year schools are increasingly turning to part-time or temporary instructors to fill faculty ranks.

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