Our university is trying to determine the best way to calculate turnover. Is there an industry standard for how turnover is calculated in higher education?
More precisely, we aren't clear whether to base it on total employee count, number of full-time equivalents, and whether adjunct/non-tenure-track faculty should be included in the turnover ratio. We would love to know how other universities are calculating turnover ratios.
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