Facts

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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 369 full-time and 432 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2008. The majority of the full-time faculty—328—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 22 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 87 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—323—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 432 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 157.2 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 526.2.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 222 140 82 41
Tenure-track 106 51 55 20
Temporary 41 12 29 8
Total Full-Time Faculty 369 203 166 69
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 22 12 10 1
Annual contracts 87 38 49 12
Semester contracts 323 153 170 54
Total Part-Time Faculty 432 203 229 67
 
TOTAL FACULTY 801 406 395 136
TOTAL FTE 526.2 278.4 249.9 94.8