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Full-time faculty distribution by rank and tenure status, Fall 2017      
           
  Tenured
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 406 69 - - 475
  Arts 11 7 - - 18
  Humanities 131 22 - - 153
  Natural Sciences 150 23 - - 173
  Social Sciences 114 17 - - 131
  Professional Studies 0 0 - - 0
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 321 43 - - 364
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 16 5 - - 21
  Business 74 6 - - 80
  Engineering 110 28 - - 138
  International & Public Affairs 14 1 - - 15
  Journalism 21 0 - - 21
  Law 72 0 - - 72
  Social Work 14 3 - - 17
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 258 69 - - 327
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Basic Health Sciences 78 25 - - 103
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 128 27 - - 155
  Dental Medicine 6 1 - - 7
  Nursing 6 0 - - 6
  Public Health 40 16 - - 56
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 727 112 - - 839
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 258 69 - - 327
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 985 181 - - 1,166
           
  Tenure of title
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 24 3 - - 27
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 1 0 - - 1
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 19 2 - - 21
  Dental Medicine 3 1 - - 4
  Nursing 0 0 - - 0
  Public Health 1 0 - - 1
Subtotal, Morningside Campus - - - - -
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 24 3 - - 27
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 24 3 - - 27
           
  Not tenured, but eligible for tenure
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 13 26 123 - 162
  Arts 2 2 9 - 13
  Humanities 7 8 42 - 57
  Natural Sciences 3 6 41 - 50
  Social Sciences 1 10 31 - 42
  Professional Studies 0 0 0 - 0
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 10 32 91 - 133
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 1 2 4 - 7
  Business 1 10 35 - 46
  Engineering 3 11 41 - 55
  International & Public Affairs 4 1 4 - 9
  Journalism 0 1 3 - 4
  Law 0 3 0 - 3
  Social Work 1 4 4 - 9
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 10 25 178 - 213
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 0 1 36 - 37
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 9 17 111 - 137
  Dental Medicine 0 1 1 - 2
  Nursing 0 0 7 - 7
  Public Health 1 6 23 - 30
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 23 58 214 - 295
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 10 25 178 - 213
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 33 83 392 - 508
           
  Not eligible for tenure
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 29 19 11 282 341
  Arts 21 17 9 3 50
  Humanities 1 0 1 170 172
  Natural Sciences 1 0 1 46 48
  Social Sciences 4 2 0 29 35
  Professional Studies 2 0 0 34 36
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 52 12 0 60 124
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 1 6 0 0 7
  Business 8 1 0 10 19
  Engineering 6 1 0 20 27
  International & Public Affairs 13 0 0 18 31
  Journalism 7 2 0 1 10
  Law 14 2 0 0 16
  Social Work 3 0 0 11 14
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 292 349 1,240 67 1,948
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 23 20 67 0 110
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 228 280 1,029 64 1,601
  Dental Medicine 6 18 47 0 71
  Nursing 6 7 70 0 83
  Public Health 29 24 27 3 83
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 81 31 11 342 465
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 292 349 1,240 67 1,948
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 373 380 1,251 409 2,413
           
  All faculty
  Professor Associate Professor Assistant Professor/ Instructor Special Instructional Faculty Total
MORNINGSIDE ARTS & SCIENCES 448 114 134 282 978
  Arts 34 26 18 3 81
  Humanities 139 30 43 170 382
  Natural Sciences 154 29 42 46 271
  Social Sciences 119 29 31 29 208
  Professional Studies 2 0 0 34 36
MORNINGSIDE GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS 383 87 91 60 621
  Architecture, Planning & Preservation 18 13 4 0 35
  Business 83 17 35 10 145
  Engineering 119 40 41 20 220
  International & Public Affairs 31 2 4 18 55
  Journalism 28 3 3 1 35
  Law 86 5 0 0 91
  Social Work 18 7 4 11 40
MEDICAL CENTER GRADUATE  SCHOOLS 584 446 1,418 67 2,515
  College of Physicians & Surgeons  - Basic Health Sciences 102 46 103 0 251
  College of Physicians & Surgeons - Clinical Health Sciences 384 326 1,140 64 1,914
  Dental Medicine 15 21 48 0 84
  Nursing 12 7 77 0 96
  Public Health 71 46 50 3 170
Subtotal, Morningside Campus 831 201 225 342 1,599
Subtotal, Medical Center Campus 584 446 1,418 67 2,515
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 1,415 647 1,643 409 4,114
           
-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: 01-08-2018