Pursuant to Section 2004-D of the Public School Code of 1949, the Joint
State Government Commission submits herewith its statistical comparison of
the employment and salary, financial and contract data, and statements of
retirement and tuition benefit policies, reported by Lincoln University,
The Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, and Temple
University--the State-related universities.
The Commission staff has arranged the data comparisons and policy
statements into four major sections. Section I includes full-time faculty and staff
and average salaries for 2008-09. Section II includes actual revenue and
expenditure data for 2007-08 and 2008-09. Section III includes goods and
services purchase contracts for 2008-09. Section IV includes current statements
of retirement and tuition benefit policies.
Differences in the internal organizations of the universities, represented by
differences in their academic and administrative units and expenditure types,
make direct comparisons between the universities difficult for most data
elements. Changes in a university's academic or administrative units or
expenditure types from last year will change the 2007-08 dollar amounts from
those shown in last year's report. The universities may have revised some
2007-08 data since the time of the publication of last year's report.
Additional details on some data elements are available from the