Facts

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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 363 full-time and 361 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2006. The majority of the full-time faculty—326—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The other 37 were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 21 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 76 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—264—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 361 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 140 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 503.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 226 137 89 38
Tenure-track 100 55 45 30
Temporary 37 14 23 6
Total Full-Time Faculty 363 206 157 74
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 21 15 6 1
Annual contracts 76 33 43 12
Semester contracts 264 126 138 34
Total Part-Time Faculty 361 174 187 47
 
TOTAL FACULTY 724 380 344 121