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Faculty Surveys

MIT faculty are periodically surveyed on issues of concern to faculty, including workload and its relationship to quality of life, the effect of the tenure and promotion process on junior faculty, and the impact of resources on teaching and research.

Survey Instrument Response Results
2012 Faculty and Staff Quality of Life Survey
(based on the AAUDE core faculty survey)
Web Preview | PDF 61% Overall,
66% Faculty
- Highlights
- Frequencies by Employee Type (Main Campus)
- Frequencies by Employee Type (Lincoln Lab)
2008 Faculty Survey Web Preview | PDF | Emails 69% Faculty - Overall Frequencies and Charts, Tenured & Tenure-Track Faculty
- Overall Frequencies and Charts, Instructional Staff
- Presentation by IR Staff, April 1, 2008
2007 Office of the Provost Data Collection PDF    
2004 Faculty Survey PDF 73% Faculty Overall Results (PDF)
2001 HERI Faculty Survey     Overall Results (PDF)

Recent Findings (2012 Faculty and Staff Quality of Life Survey)

Overall, faculty satisfaction has increased since 2004:

Faculty Satisfaction