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Core Entities


Faculty Postsecondary (facultyPostsecondary)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
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).


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Base Salary or Wage

Base Salary or Wage

Source: Handbooks
The salary or wage an individual is paid before deductions (excluding differentials) but including annuities.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Birthdate

Birthdate (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an individual was born.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Faculty Assignment Type

Faculty Assignment Type

Source: NEDM
The type of assignment held by the faculty member.

Code Set:

  • Academic support - N/A
  • Administrative assignment which directly supplements the teaching function - N/A
  • Auxiliary enterprise operations - N/A
  • Institutional support - N/A
  • Instruction - N/A
  • + 4 More Codes...
Faculty Rank

Faculty Rank

Source: NEDM
An indication of the highest academic rank of the faculty member.

Code Set:

  • Adjunct - N/A
  • Assistant Professor - N/A
  • Associate Professor - N/A
  • Instructor - N/A
  • Lecturers - N/A
  • + 6 More Codes...
First Name

First Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The full legal name given to an individual at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Last Name/Surname

Last Name/Surname

Source: Handbooks
The name borne in common by members of a family.

Last/Surname

Last/Surname (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The full legal name borne in common by members of a family.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Middle Name

Middle Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A full legal secondary name given to an individual at birth, baptism, or through legal change.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
New Hire

New Hire

Source: NEDM
An indication that the faculty member is a new hire for the reporting period.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Operational Unit to Which Assigned

Operational Unit to Which Assigned

Source: NEDM
The specific unit to which an individual is assigned and for which funds are allocated.

Percent of Total Time

Percent of Total Time

Source: Handbooks
A derived number expressing the time spent fulfilling an assignment as a percentage of the total work time possible for an individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Race

Race (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The general racial category which most clearly reflects the individual's recognition of his or her community or with which the individual most identifies. [The way this data element is listed, it must allow for multiple entries so that each individual can specify all appropriate races. An alternative would be to list the options as separate data elements and have a yes/no option for each one].

Code Set:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliations or community recognition.
  • Asian - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent. This area includes, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American - A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African-American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • White - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Salary Source of Funds

Salary Source of Funds

Source: NEDM
The source of funds supporting faculty salaries.

Code Set:

  • Auziliary enterprises - N/A
  • Designated - N/A
  • Overload - N/A
  • Restricted - N/A
  • State appropriations - N/A
Sex

Sex (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The concept describing the biological traits that distinguish the males and females of a species.

Code Set:

  • Female - A woman or a girl.
  • Male - A man or a boy.
Social Security Number (SSN)

Social Security Number (SSN) (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The nine-digit number of identification assigned to the individual by the Social Security Administration.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the state.

Code Set:

Tenure Status

Tenure Status

Source: NEDM
The tenure status of the faculty member.

Code Set:

  • Non-tenured - N/A
  • On tenure track - N/A
  • Tenured - N/A


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