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Full-time faculty distribution by rank and tenure status, Fall 2013                            
                                 
  Tenured                      
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total                      
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 368 69 - - 437                      
  Arts 11 2 - - 13                      
  Continuing Education 0 0 - - 0                      
  Humanities 117 30 - - 147                      
  Natural Sciences 130 25 - - 155                      
  Social Sciences 110 12 - - 122                      
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 289 60 - - 349                      
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 9 8 - - 17                      
  Business 70 4 - - 74                      
  Engineering 101 31 - - 132                      
  International & Public Affairs 11 5 - - 16                      
  Journalism 18 3 - - 21                      
  Law 70 0 - - 70                      
  Social Work 10 9 - - 19                      
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 227 56 - - 283                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Basic Health Sciences 69 19 - - 88                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 110 22 - - 132                      
  Dental Medicine 6 0 - - 6                      
  Nursing 6 0 - - 6                      
  Public Health 36 15 - - 51                      
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 657 129 - - 786                      
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 227 56 - - 283                      
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 884 185 - - 1,069                      
                                 
  Tenure of title                      
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total                      
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 31 6 0 - 37                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 1 0 0 - 1                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 25 5 0 - 30                      
  Dental Medicine 4 1 0 - 5                      
  Nursing 0 0 0 - 0                      
  Public Health 1 0 0 - 1                      
Subtotal, Morningside Campus - - - - -                      
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 31 6 0 - 37                      
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 31 6 0 - 37                      
                                 
  Not tenured, but eligible for tenure                      
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total                      
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 16 39 120 - 175                      
  Arts 3 3 2 - 8                      
  Continuing Education 0 0 0 - 0                      
  Humanities 8 13 30 - 51                      
  Natural Sciences 2 13 56 - 71                      
  Social Sciences 3 10 32 - 45                      
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 16 49 87 - 152                      
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 0 5 7 - 12                      
  Business 7 24 29 - 60                      
  Engineering 3 8 33 - 44                      
  International & Public Affairs 3 0 7 - 10                      
  Journalism 1 2 2 - 5                      
  Law 1 5 0 - 6                      
  Social Work 1 5 9 - 15                      
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 14 19 211 - 244                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 0 2 35 - 37                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 12 13 124 - 149                      
  Dental Medicine 1 1 2 - 4                      
  Nursing 0 0 10 - 10                      
  Public Health 1 3 40 - 44                      
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 32 88 207 - 327                      
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 14 19 211 - 244                      
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 46 107 418 - 571                      
                                 
  Not eligible for tenure                      
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total                      
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 31 16 7 239 293                      
  Arts 24 16 7 5 52                      
  Continuing Education 0 0 0 24 24                      
  Humanities 3 0 0 144 147                      
  Natural Sciences 2 0 0 35 37                      
  Social Sciences 2 0 0 31 33                      
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 53 7 2 46 108                      
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 1 4 1 0 6                      
  Business 8 0 0 8 16                      
  Engineering 3 0 0 15 18                      
  International & Public Affairs 15 1 0 16 32                      
  Journalism 9 2 1 1 13                      
  Law 13 0 0 0 13                      
  Social Work 4 0 0 6 10                      
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 272 343 1,016 54 1,685                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 17 26 41 0 84                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 219 265 865 52 1,401                      
  Dental Medicine 4 16 39 0 59                      
  Nursing 4 7 46 0 57                      
  Public Health 28 29 25 2 84                      
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 84 23 9 285 401                      
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 272 343 1,016 54 1,685                      
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 356 366 1,025 339 2,086                      
                                 
  All faculty                      
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total                      
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 415 124 127 239 905                      
  Arts 38 21 9 5 73                      
  Continuing Education 0 0 0 24 24                      
  Humanities 128 43 30 144 345                      
  Natural Sciences 134 38 56 35 263                      
  Social Sciences 115 22 32 31 200                      
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 358 116 89 46 609                      
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 10 17 8 0 35                      
  Business 85 28 29 8 150                      
  Engineering 107 39 33 15 194                      
  International & Public Affairs 29 6 7 16 58                      
  Journalism 28 7 3 1 39                      
  Law 84 5 0 0 89                      
  Social Work 15 14 9 6 44                      
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 544 424 1,227 54 2,249                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 87 47 76 0 210                      
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 366 305 989 52 1,712                      
  Dental Medicine 15 18 41 0 74                      
  Nursing 10 7 56 0 73                      
  Public Health 66 47 65 2 180                      
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 773 240 216 285 1,514                      
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 544 424 1,227 54 2,249                      
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 1,317 664 1,443 339 3,763                      
                                 
-Tenured: Professors and Associate Professors with Tenure                      
-Tenure of title: "Certain officers of instruction in the Faculties of College of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health who                       
are not eligible for tenure may nonetheless receive tenure of title. While those appointments are without stated term, they do not                       
provide a guarantee of salary from the University" (from the faculty handbook).                      
-Not tenured, but eligible for tenure: professorial rank faculty who are not tenured but are eligible for tenure                      
-Not eligible for tenure: includes all special instructional faculty, and professorial faculty with "visiting", "clinical" or                 
"professional practice" modifiers in their titles                                
-Prior to 2010 the School of International and Public Affairs was reported in Social Sciences                            
                                 
-Source: Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Administration                                
-Prepared by: Office of Planning and Institutional Research                                
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Date: 12-04-2013