For each of the concerns listed here, respondents were asked to indicate how, if at all, they had addressed these various issues. Clicking on the concern listed below will take you to a separate post that lists those responses.
Respondents were also prompted to list any other concerns that they had, and a list of these other concerns can be seen here.
|1||Finding time and resources to support scholarly work||107||4.12||1.007|
|2||Recruiting and retaining majors||97||3.59||1.214|
|3||Convincing undergraduates of the value of philosophy||108||3.35||1.146|
|4||Excessive teaching responsibilities||108||3.25||1.382|
|5||Creating a sense of community among majors & minors||103||3.15||1.115|
|6||Acquiring resources from college administration||108||3.13||1.305|
|7||Effectively preparing majors for graduate school in philosophy||99||3.08||1.104|
|8||Excessive college service responsibilities||107||3.02||1.251|
|9||Convincing administration of the value of philosophy||107||3.01||1.450|
|10||Effectively teaching courses outside one's area of expertise||100||2.77||1.230|
|11||Convincing faculty colleagues of the value of philosophy||109||2.68||1.353|
|12||Excessive departmental service responsibilities||108||2.54||1.286|
|13||Finding faculty to teach philosophy courses||101||2.44||1.244|
|14||Managing interactions with any non-philosophers in the department||79||2.16||1.245|