2018 Instructional Faculty

For the current academic year, Faculty updates occur in November. USD employed 476 full-time and 522 part-time instructional faculty during fall semester of 2018. The majority of the full-time faculty—373—were in tenured or tenure-track positions. The remainder were faculty visiting USD or employed in temporary positions.

Of the part-time faculty, 19 were formerly full-time, tenured faculty now employed on phased retirement contracts. Another 66 were employed on annual contracts less than full time. The majority—437—were hired to teach one or two courses during fall semester and were paid per course. The 522 part-time faculty contracts were equivalent to 183.6 full-time faculty, bringing USD's total instructional FTE faculty to 659.6.

FULL TIME FACULTY Total Men Women Minority
Tenured 276 156 120 57
Tenure-track 97 52 45 35
Annual contracts 103 41 62 29
Total Full-Time Faculty 476 249 227 121


PART TIME FACULTY* Total Men Women Minority
Phased retirement 19 9 10 1
Annual contracts 66 31 35 17
Semester contracts 437 220 217 105
Total Part-Time Faculty
522 260 262 123
TOTAL FACULTY 998 509 489 244
TOTAL FTE 659.6 342.2 317.4 163.5
*Excludes library faculty. Faculty count will be higher than noted in Employees because of people who have a non-instructional primary contract.