Full-Time Faculty Employment (2.2)

This is an optional Innovation & Leadership credit. These credits recognize exemplary practices and performance above and beyond what is recognized in standard credits and may not be relevant to every institution. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 4 bonus points total.

Credit Language

IN 15: Full-Time Faculty Employment – version 2.2

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of employees categories should be counted?

This credit recognizes institutions with high proportions of academic staff (i.e., faculty members) that are full-time AND are either tenured OR “tenure track” (or the equivalent).

Example Responses

  • Connecticut College – Comprehensive methodology and documentation to affirm amount reported.
  • Kenyon College – A comprehensive Faculty count report is included, and good detail on methodology is provided in the descriptive text.
  • Pitzer College – Documentation provided affirms that the institution is a leader in full-time faculty employment.

Common Issues Identified During Review

  • Documentation to support the figure reported is required.

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