Research and Policy Analysis

Strategy and Fiscal Affairs Division

Faculty Data

Faculty By Rank

The following data include full-time teaching faculty, research faculty, general administrators, academic administrators, public service faculty, librarians, and counselors who hold Board-approved academic rank; are tenured, on tenure track, or in positions that are not tenure track; and are employed on at least an academic year contract. Instructional faculty are a subset of the Corps of Instruction. Part-time faculty are not included.

Corps of Instruction Instructional Faculty by Rank
2020 2016 2007 2003
2019 2015 2006 2002
2018 2014 2005 2001
2017 2008 2004 2000
2020 2016 2007 2003
2019 2015 2006 2002
2018 2014 2005 2001
2017 2008 2004
Faculty by Highest Degree

2020 2018 2016 2014
2019 2017 2015
Sources: USG Payroll System; HRDM

2008 2006 2004 2002 2000
2007 2005 2003 2001
Sources: USG Payroll System; FIS

Faculty by Tenure Status

2020 2018 2016 2014
2019 2017 2015
Sources: USG Payroll System; HRDM

2008 2006 2004 2002 2000
2007 2005 2003 2001
Sources: USG Payroll System; FIS

Full-Time Faculty, Part-Time Instructors, and Other Instructional Personnel

This report categorizes those teaching courses in USG institutions into five groups: 1) full-time faculty instructional faculty; 2) temporary instructors, 3) graduate teaching assistants; 4) part-time faculty; and 5) other instructional personnel (Other), full-time employees who are not instructional faculty, but who taught in the Fall term.

Instruction Personnel Only
2020 2016 2007 2000
2019 2015 2006
2018 2014 2005
2017 2008 2004

University System of Georgia Employees
Full-Time Employees by Occupational Class Part-Time Employees by Occupational Class Full-Time Employees by Gender and Race
2020 2016 2007 2000
2019 2015 2006
2018 2014 2005
2017 2008 2004
2020
2019
2018
2020 2016 2007 2000
2019 2015 2006
2018 2014 2005
2017 2008 2004

Employee Category Definitions

Instructional Personnel

Faculty – persons whose primary assignments are instruction, research, or public service, who hold academic rank and are tenured, on tenure track, or in positions that are not tenure track; includes department chairpersons if their principal activity is instructional; includes faculty on nine-month and twelve month contracts.

Other – persons whose primary assignments are instruction, research, or public service; who do not hold instructional rank, or who are not on at least an academic contract, or who hold a non-tenure type position.

Non-Instructional Personnel

Executive/Administrative/Managerial – persons whose assignments require primary responsibility in management of the institution; includes department chairpersons if their principal activity is administrative.

Professional Non-Faculty – persons with specialized professional training who cannot be classified in any of the other classifications (e.g., librarians, lawyers, physicians).

Secretarial/Clerical – persons such as secretaries, bookkeepers, sales clerks, and data entry clerks.

Technical/Paraprofessional – persons with technical skills (e.g., computer programmers).

Skilled Crafts – persons with special manual skills (e.g., mechanics, electricians, machinists, carpenters).

Service/Maintenance – persons with service or maintenance skills (e.g., food service and cleaning workers, drivers, laborers, and groundskeepers).