INSTRUCTIONAL� FACULTY BY EMPLOYMENT STATUS
The IPEDS Staff Survey reports all employees by full- and part-time status only.At USD, status of
instructional faculty is further differentiated as shown in the table below.
Full-time Faculty
�� � Tenured and tenure track:Faculty on the tenure track or who have been awarded tenure.
�� � Visiting and temporary:Faculty in nontenurable positions hired for specific expertise or as
����� temporary replacements for vacant positions.
Part-time Faculty
�� � Phased Retirement:Tenured faculty on reduced-time contracts leading to retirement within 3-7 years.
�� � Annual Contract:Faculty in non-tenurable positions hired for the academic year.
�� � Term Contract:Faculty hired to teach 1-2 courses for the term.
---------------FULL TIME--------------- ---------------------PART TIME---------------------  
Fall Total Tenured Visiting Total Phased Annual Term Total  
Term Faculty & Track &Temp Full Time Retirement Contract Contract Part Time FTE�
Headcount                
2007 766 327 40 367 19 78 302 399 508.6
2006 724 326 37 363 21 76 264 361 503.2
2005 722 325 34 359 18 77 268 363 498.5
Faculty with 12-month contracts and administrative salary components included above.
2004 706 310 30 340 21 65 280 366 479.9
2003 675 305 36 341 19 62 253 334 463.1
2000 625 271 27 298 8 52 267 327 416.8
Percent of Total Headcount              
2007 100% 43% 5% 48% 2% 10% 39% 52% 66%
2006 100% 45% 5% 50% 3% 10% 36% 50% 70%
2005 100% 45% 5% 50% 2% 11% 37% 50% 69%
Faculty with 12-month contracts and administrative salary components included above.
2004 100% 44% 4% 48% 3% 9% 40% 52% 68%
2003 100% 45% 5% 51% 3% 9% 37% 49% 69%
2002 100% 43% 6% 49% 3% 10% 38% 51% 68%
2001 100% 43% 4% 48% 3% 10% 39% 52% 68%
2000 100% 43% 4% 48% 1% 8% 43% 52% 67%
� Excludes library, paralegal, and continuing education faculty.
� Full-time equivalent, based on faculty contract:
���� � 1.0 FTE = full-time contract
���� � Partial FTE = percent of full-time load stated in contract or contracted units taught (12 units = 1.0 FTE)
Sources: Faculty contracts from Provost's Office and Human Resources database.