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Faculties by Academic Rank and Status at Howard University

Faculty (Instructional Staffs) at Howard University

At Howard University, there are 920 faculty members (Instructional/teaching staffs) including both full-time and part-time. By academic rank, there are 209 full professors, 288 associate professors, and 283 professors. By faculty status, 441 faculties have been tenured and 186 faculties are on tenure track. The percentage of full professor is 22.72%, 209 professors out of 920 faculties. Next table summarizes the number of faculty by tenure status and academic rank.
Full-time Instructional Staffs By Faculty Status
Howard University
Tenure StatusTotalProfessorsAssociate professorsAssistant professorsInstructors/ Lecturers
All Full-time Instructional Staffs920209288283140
With faculty status, total920209288283140
Tenured44120123640
On tenure track1863111711
Not on tenure track/No tenure system293541108139
Without faculty status-----
*** Tenure-Status of a personnel position with respect to permanence of the position.
Tenure trackPersonnel positions that lead to consideration for tenure.
Not on tenure trackPersonnel positions that are considered non-tenure earning positions
Multi-year contractA contract or employment agreement that is in effect for more than one year where subsequent years of the contract may be contingent upon other factors such as the appropriation of funds.
Annual contractAn annually-renewable contract or employment agreement that is in effect for a stated annual period within one year of execution, and may be equal to a period of 365 days, or a standard academic year, or the equivalent.
Less-than-annual-contractA contract or employment agreement that is in effect for a partial year period of less than 365 days, or less than a standard academic year or the equivalent.

What is Faculty / Academic Personnel?

According to IPEDS, Faculty Persons identified by the institution as such and typically those whose initial assignments are made for the purpose of conducting instruction, research or public service as a principal activity (or activities). They may hold academic rank titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer or the equivalent of any of those academic ranks. Faculty may also include the chancellor/president, provost, vice provosts, deans, directors or the equivalent, as well as associate deans, assistant deans and executive officers of academic departments if their principal activity is instruction combined with research and/or public service.