U.S. Math Departments have lost 2000 tenure lines over past decade

The 2015 CBMS Survey reveals that over the past decade, we have lost 2000 tenure lines while increasing the number of full-time contract faculty by over 3000.

Tenure line positions dropped from 17,256 to 15,270. Full-time non-tenure line faculty (including post-docs) increased from 5448 to 8579. Part-time faculty increased from 6536 to 7682.

Details at http://launchings.blogspot.com/2017/10/the-loss-of-tenure-positions-threats-to.html