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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 359 full-time and 363 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2005 The majority of the full-time faculty—325—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 18 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 77 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—268—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 363 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 140 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 499.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 224 137 87 32
Tenure-track 101 56 45 23
Temporary 34 12 22 3
Total Full-Time Faculty 359 205 154 58
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 18 13 5 1
Annual contracts 77 34 43 11
Semester contracts 268 131 137 38
Total Part-Time Faculty 363 178 185 50
 
TOTAL FACULTY 722 383 339 108