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Instructional Faculty

For the current academic year, Faculty updates occur in November. USD employed 406 full-time and 491 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2014. The majority of the full-time faculty—352—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder 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 95 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—375—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 491 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 177.6 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 583.6.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 253 148 105 49
Tenure-track 99 42 57 25
Temporary 54 25 29 9
Total Full-Time Faculty 406 215 191 83


PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 21 13 8 2
Annual contracts 95 41 54 17
Semester contracts 375 181 194 76
Total Part-Time Faculty
491 235 256 95
TOTAL FACULTY 897 450 447 178
TOTAL FTE 583.6 301.9 281.7 120.2