Table 35

2012-2013: Measures Implemented by Departments as a Result of Budget Constraints over Past Two Years

 

U.S. Departments

Canadian

 

Doctoral

Master’s

Doctoral

Public

Private

All

Public

Private

All

Departments

N =

122

51

173

40

16

56

10

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

None, department was not affected

26%

45%

32%

18%

38%

23%

30%

Salary freezes/ reductions

39%

27%

36%

38%

31%

36%

0%

Hiring freezes/ reductions

31%

22%

28%

40%

6%

30%

50%

Staff reductions

19%

14%

17%

12%

6%

11%

40%

Faculty reductions

10%

8%

9%

10%

6%

9%

10%

Faculty furloughs

7%

0%

5%

5%

0%

4%

10%

Other measure(s)

51%

33%

46%

62%

31%

54%

20%

Source: 2012-2013 Faculty Salary Survey, APA Center for Workforce Studies and Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.

Note: Multiple responses were allowed; therefore, total percentages will not sum to 100 percent.