Table 3

Study participants’ responses to items in the service category

ItemNo Response Number (Percent)Very Dissatisfied Number (Percent)Dissatisfied Number (Percent)Neutral Number (Percent)Satisfied Number (Percent)Very Satisfied Number (Percent)
1. Opportunities outside institution for participating in new developments in the field1 (0.3%)21 (6.2%)56 (16.4%)102 (29.9%)134 (39.3%)27 (7.9%)
2. Departmental efforts in support of career development of faculty members2 (0.6%)25 (7.3%)55 (16.1%)82 (24.0%)137 (40.2%)40 (11.7%)
3. Working on committees (academic or extracurricular)26 (7.6%)7 (2.1%)25 (7.3%)107 (31.4%)144 (42.2%)32 (9.4%)
4. Outside consulting20 (5.9%)15 (4.4%)23 (6.7%)87 (25.5%)151 (44.3%)45 (13.2%)
5. Working with the college system1 (0.3%)11 (3.2%)27 (7.9%)73 (21.4%)191 (56.0%)38 (11.1%)
6. Available in-service training opportunities2 (0.6%)28 (8.2%)64 (18.8%)121 (35.5%)101 (29.6%)25 (7.3%)
7. Attending faculty meetings4 (1.2%)16 (4.7%)27 (7.9%)92 (27.0%)164 (48.1%)38 (11.1%)
8. Financial and academic support for making presentations and attending conferences and seminars1 (0.3%)47 (13.8%)92 (27.0%)87 (25.5%)84 (24.6%)30 (8.8%)
9. Institutional service rewards2 (0.6%)52 (15.2%)75 (22.0%)110 (32.3%)82 (24.0%)20 (5.9%)