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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 402 full-time and 444 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2011 The majority of the full-time faculty—343—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 17 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 74 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—352—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 444 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 160.9 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 562.9.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 243 147 96 45
Tenure-track 100 44 56 18
Temporary 59 24 35 10
Total Full-Time Faculty 402 215 187 73
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 17 11 6 1
Annual contracts 75 38 37 13
Semester contracts 352 172 180 68
Total Part-Time Faculty 444 221 223 82
 
TOTAL FACULTY 846 436 410 155
TOTAL FTE 562.9 298.8 264.1 103.5