The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE), administered by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is a national survey designed to collect information from faculty (tenured, pre-tenured, and professional track) on a range of issues identified as critical to their success, and to provide peer data to institutions to enhance their recruitment and retention efforts. This page points to information about and results from this study. Reports will be added as they become available.
Reports on Results
- Introduction, Research Methods, and Response Rates
- Executive Summary
Summary of results for faculty overall, including peer comparisons and trends.
- Demographic Comparisons
Summary report highlighting notable differences in ratings by tenure status, rank, gender, and race/ethnicity.
- Benchmark Report
Detailed report on results organized by COACHE benchmarks, including overall results, peer comparisons, trends, and comparisons by NC State demographic groups.
- Summary of Results from NC State Campus=Specific Questions
Highlights of results from the 15 campus-specific questions included in the COACHE survey that were only asked of NC State faculty, including overall results, and comparisons by demographic groups.
- Peer Comparisons
PDF documents with results from NC State pre-tenured, tenured, and non-tenure track faculty (overall and by sub-groups) compared to those from our COACHE survey peer group (aggregated results from Georgia Tech, Iowa State University, Purdue University, UC-Davis, and Virginia Tech
PDF documents with frequencies of results for all questions, for faculty overall and by tenure track status.
- Average Ratings
PDF documents comparing the average ratings between subgroups of faculty (i.e., by tenure track status, tenure status, rank, gender, and race/ethnicity)
PDF documents comparing the average ratings from the AY17-18 COACHE survey to that of the AY14-15 survey, for faculty overall and by tenure track status, tenure status, rank, gender, and race/ethnicity.
- NC State Campus=Specific Questions: Average Ratings and Frequencies
PDF documents with results from the campus-specific questions: 1) the overall average ratings as well as for subgroups of faculty (i.e., by tenure track status, tenure status, rank, gender, and race/ethnicity), and 2) frequencies of responses for faculty overall, tenure track faculty, and professional track faculty.