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universities. State employment in higher education
96 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook increased 4.9% in 2009 and 3.8% in 2010. While
still relatively strong, job growth is expected to
continue to slow into 2012. Employment at state
higher education institutions is anticipated to
increase 2.8% in 2011 and 0.9% the following year.
The state’s public higher education institutions
employ nearly two-thirds of state employees. These
workers include administrative staff, instructors,
support staff, and student work-study positions.
To meet tight budgets, full-time instructors are
increasingly being replaced by lower-cost adjunct
Total statewide enrollment at higher education
institutions has grown sharply during the economic downturn as unemployed or underemployed workers seek additional education and
training. The most recent economic downturn
has been notable for the slow recovery of the job
market and the structural changes in the economy.
Many workers will be unable to return to a position...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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