Definition of administrivia
- Without a doubt, current spending patterns put too many dollars toward administrivia and too often place political concerns ahead of real student needs.
- —Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), 25 Sept. 1999
- Despite the school's large number of inexperienced teachers, I.S. 193's two staff developers do little teacher training, some faculty members said. Instead, they said, the developers work on what some in the school have dubbed “administrivia”—paperwork, reports and memos.
- —Sam Dillon, New York Times, 9 May 1994