2017 Instructional Faculty

For the current academic year, Faculty updates occur in November. USD employed 458 full-time and 451 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2017. The majority of the full-time faculty—368—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 68 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—365—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 451 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 159.3 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 621.9.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 273 160 113 57
Tenure-track 95 47 48 35
Annual contracts 90 37 53 19
Total Full-Time Faculty 458 244 214 111


PART TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 18 7 11 3
Annual contracts 68 30 38 15
Semester contracts 365 185 180 72
Total Part-Time Faculty
451 222 229 90
TOTAL FACULTY 909 466 443 201
TOTAL FTE 621.9 325.0 296.9 145.1