At Howard University, total 62 faculties (instructional staffs) have newly hired with full-time status for academic year 2018-2019. 9 faculties have been hired with tenured contract (14.52%) and 34 faculties have been started on tenure track or adjusted the previous tenure clock (54.84%). Next table summarizes the number of faculty by tenure status and gender.
|On tenure track||34||14||20|
|Not on tenure track/No tenure system||19||13||6|
|Less than annual contract||-||-||-|
|Without faculty status||-||-||-|
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.