Facts

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Instructional Faculty

USD employed 400 full-time and 475 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2012. The majority of the full-time faculty—342—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 84 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—373—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 475 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 175.6 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 575.6.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 248 151 97 46
Tenure-track 94 36 58 19
Temporary 58 27 31 8
Total Full-Time Faculty 400 214 186 73
 
PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 18 10 8 1
Annual contracts 84 42 42 17
Semester contracts 373 173 200 78
Total Part-Time Faculty 475 225 250 96
 
TOTAL FACULTY 875 439 436 169
TOTAL FTE 575.6 301.5 274.2 108