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Faculties by Academic Rank and Status at La Sierra University

Faculty (Instructional Staffs) at La Sierra University

At La Sierra University, there are 95 faculty members (Instructional/teaching staffs) including both full-time and part-time. By academic rank, there are 23 full professors, 34 associate professors, and 27 professors. By faculty status, 33 faculties have been tenured and 30 faculties are on tenure track. The percentage of full professor is 24.21%, 23 professors out of 95 faculties. Next table summarizes the number of faculty by tenure status and academic rank.
Full-time Instructional Staffs By Faculty Status
La Sierra University
Tenure StatusTotalProfessorsAssociate professorsAssistant professorsInstructors/ Lecturers
All Full-time Instructional Staffs9523342711
With faculty status, total9523342711
Tenured33161700
On tenure track30512103
Not on tenure track/No tenure system3225178
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.