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Faculties by Academic Rank and Status at Sacred Heart University

Faculty (Instructional Staffs) at Sacred Heart University

At Sacred Heart University, there are 317 faculty members (Instructional/teaching staffs) including both full-time and part-time. By academic rank, there are 42 full professors, 109 associate professors, and 123 professors. By faculty status, 114 faculties have been tenured and 55 faculties are on tenure track. The percentage of full professor is 13.25%, 42 professors out of 317 faculties. Next table summarizes the number of faculty by tenure status and academic rank.
Full-time Instructional Staffs By Faculty Status
Sacred Heart University
Tenure StatusTotalProfessorsAssociate professorsAssistant professorsInstructors/ Lecturers
All Full-time Instructional Staffs3174210912343
With faculty status, total3174210912343
Tenured114397410
On tenure track5513510
Not on tenure track/No tenure system1482327143
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.