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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 367 full-time and 399 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2007 The majority of the full-time faculty—327—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 19 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 78 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—302—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 399 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 141.6 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 508.6.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 218 136 82 38
Tenure-track 109 57 52 23
Temporary 40 13 27 2
Total Full-Time Faculty 367 206 161 63
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 19 11 8 1
Annual contracts 78 36 42 11
Semester contracts 302 135 167 42
Total Part-Time Faculty 399 182 217 54
 
TOTAL FACULTY 766 388 378 117
TOTAL FTE 508.6 272.4 236.2 85.6