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Table 227. -  Full-time instructional faculty and staff in institutions of higher education, by instruction activities and type and control of institution: Fall 1992
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                                            |  All  | Public |Private | Public |Private |Public |Private|Private|Public|Other
           Instruction activities           |insti- |research|research|doctoral|doctoral|compre-|compre-|liberal|2-year|
                                            |tutions|        |        |        |        |hensive|hensive| arts  |      |
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                     1                      |   2   |   3    |   4    |   5    |   6    |   7   |   8   |   9   |  10  |  11
____________________________________________|_______|________|________|________|________|_______|_______|_______|______|______
Number of full-time instructional faculty   |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
  and staff (in thousands) .................|   528 |    107 |     32 |     53 |     29 |    94 |    39 |    38 |  110 |   26
Percentage distribution  ...................| 100.0 |   20.3 |    6.1 |   10.0 |    5.4 |  17.9 |   7.3 |   7.2 | 20.8 |  5.0
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     Hours worked per week                  |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Average hours worked per week  .............|  52.5 |   56.4 |   57.6 |   55.1 |   53.4 |  52.4 |  51.8 |  52.5 | 46.9 | 49.0
  Paid activities within institution .......|  42.6 |   48.0 |   48.6 |   46.2 |   44.6 |  41.3 |  40.9 |  42.4 | 36.0 | 39.5
  Unpaid activities within institution  ....|   5.1 |    4.3 |    4.1 |    4.3 |    3.4 |   5.9 |   5.8 |   5.8 |  6.0 |  5.1
  Outside paid activities  .................|   2.8 |    2.4 |    2.6 |    2.5 |    3.6 |   2.8 |   3.0 |   2.6 |  3.1 |  2.8
  Unpaid activities outside institution ....|   2.0 |    1.8 |    2.2 |    2.1 |    1.8 |   2.3 |   2.1 |   1.6 |  1.9 |  1.7
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
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     Work time distribution (percent)       |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total  .....................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Teaching .................................|  54.5 |   40.4 |   34.7 |   46.9 |   44.5 |  60.3 |  59.7 |  63.7 | 68.8 | 60.8
  Research/scholarship .....................|  17.7 |   31.6 |   35.5 |   23.8 |   21.7 |  14.0 |  11.8 |   9.7 |  4.5 | 10.7
  Professional growth ......................|   4.6 |    3.7 |    3.3 |    4.1 |    4.3 |   5.0 |   4.9 |   4.7 |  5.8 |  5.1
  Administration ...........................|  13.0 |   12.9 |   12.9 |   13.2 |   15.7 |  12.0 |  14.6 |  14.7 | 12.0 | 14.9
  Outside consulting .......................|   2.7 |    2.5 |    3.0 |    2.5 |    2.8 |   2.7 |   3.1 |   2.3 |  2.7 |  2.8
  Service/non-teaching .....................|   7.4 |    8.9 |   10.6 |    9.6 |   11.0 |   6.1 |   5.9 |   4.9 |  6.1 |  5.6
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
 Preferred work time distribution (percent) |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Teaching .................................|  49.0 |   36.6 |   33.2 |   41.8 |   39.4 |  52.4 |  52.9 |  56.1 | 64.1 | 54.1
  Research/scholarship .....................|  24.7 |   38.5 |   41.7 |   31.1 |   30.1 |  22.4 |  19.8 |  18.8 |  9.2 | 17.6
  Professional growth ......................|   8.1 |    6.5 |    6.2 |    7.2 |    6.9 |   8.5 |   8.6 |   8.8 |  9.8 |  9.3
  Administration ...........................|   8.2 |    7.8 |    7.1 |    8.0 |   10.2 |   7.7 |   9.2 |   8.6 |  8.1 |  9.6
  Outside consulting .......................|   3.3 |    3.1 |    3.4 |    3.3 |    3.6 |   3.5 |   3.9 |   2.9 |  3.1 |  3.7
  Service/non-teaching .....................|   6.6 |    7.4 |    8.4 |    8.6 |    9.9 |   5.6 |   5.7 |   4.8 |  5.7 |  5.6
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
   Distribution of hours taught per week    |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
                 (percent)                  |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Less than 4.0 ............................|  15.0 |   30.4 |   36.7 |   18.9 |   21.5 |   8.2 |   8.2 |   6.3 |  6.2 | 10.5
  4.0 to 5.9 ...............................|   8.0 |   15.0 |   18.9 |   10.4 |    9.1 |   4.9 |   5.2 |   5.8 |  3.3 |  5.9
  6.0 to 7.9 ...............................|  15.9 |   26.5 |   21.0 |   21.2 |   24.9 |  12.6 |  14.7 |  13.1 |  6.0 | 14.6
  8.0 to 9.9 ...............................|  14.6 |   11.9 |    7.0 |   19.0 |   18.9 |  19.9 |  21.9 |  22.2 |  6.5 | 12.3
  10.0 to 14.9 .............................|  22.5 |    8.9 |    8.4 |   16.9 |   15.1 |  36.5 |  34.6 |  34.1 | 19.8 | 28.6
  15.0 or more .............................|  23.9 |    7.3 |    8.1 |   13.6 |   10.6 |  17.9 |  15.4 |  18.5 | 58.2 | 28.0
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
     Distribution of number of students     |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
              taught (percent)              |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Less than 25 .............................|  13.1 |   21.7 |   33.3 |   15.9 |   18.5 |   7.3 |   8.3 |  11.7 |  5.9 | 13.2
  25 to 49 .................................|  19.9 |   23.1 |   24.3 |   22.2 |   22.4 |  15.1 |  20.4 |  29.8 | 14.3 | 23.0
  50 to 74 .................................|  19.5 |   18.7 |   11.6 |   16.7 |   13.0 |  20.2 |  27.8 |  26.7 | 17.4 | 24.7
  75 to 99 .................................|  15.8 |   11.0 |    8.9 |   13.7 |   11.1 |  19.4 |  21.2 |  15.8 | 18.8 | 15.1
  100 to 149 ...............................|  18.9 |   10.9 |   10.2 |   15.5 |   17.6 |  25.1 |  17.4 |  12.0 | 27.6 | 16.3
  150 or more ..............................|  12.8 |   14.7 |   11.7 |   16.1 |   17.5 |  13.0 |   5.0 |   4.0 | 16.0 |  7.7
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
 Distribution of student classroom contact  |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
        hours per week\1\ (percent)         |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Less than 50 .............................|   8.4 |   16.6 |   25.7 |   10.3 |   13.2 |   3.3 |   4.6 |   6.1 |  2.4 |  6.6
  50 to 99 .................................|  10.6 |   16.2 |   18.2 |   13.5 |   12.7 |   7.6 |   9.9 |  11.8 |  4.6 | 12.1
  100 to 199 ...............................|  21.9 |   25.8 |   21.9 |   22.5 |   25.3 |  20.0 |  27.6 |  34.8 | 11.8 | 25.7
  200 to 349 ...............................|  27.6 |   20.1 |   18.4 |   25.9 |   18.1 |  34.0 |  38.4 |  30.2 | 28.2 | 28.7
  350 to 499 ...............................|  15.7 |    8.3 |    4.8 |   11.3 |   13.6 |  20.4 |  11.8 |  10.4 | 26.5 | 14.8
  500 or more ..............................|  15.8 |   13.0 |   11.0 |   16.6 |   17.1 |  14.8 |   7.8 |   6.9 | 26.6 | 12.1
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Distribution of total classroom credit hours|       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
                 (percent)                  |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
  Less than 4.0 ............................|  14.1 |   26.2 |   28.6 |   15.4 |   19.4 |   8.0 |   8.5 |  11.8 |  7.2 | 12.1
  4.0 to 5.9 ...............................|   8.6 |   14.7 |   14.8 |   12.5 |   10.8 |   5.8 |   6.0 |   5.9 |  4.2 |  7.8
  6.0 to 7.9 ...............................|  18.3 |   31.0 |   25.0 |   26.0 |   26.5 |  15.0 |  13.6 |  13.2 |  8.0 | 15.3
  8.0 to 9.9 ...............................|  18.6 |   15.0 |   16.1 |   22.6 |   18.8 |  23.6 |  28.2 |  24.4 | 10.7 | 18.8
  10.0 to 14.9 .............................|  24.9 |    9.5 |    7.4 |   17.9 |   17.0 |  37.3 |  34.6 |  34.9 | 28.4 | 29.1
  15.0 or more .............................|  15.5 |    3.7 |    8.0 |    5.6 |    7.5 |  10.3 |   9.2 |   9.9 | 41.5 | 17.0
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
    Number of classes taught for credit     |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
  Faculty with undergraduate classes only   |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
                 (percent)                  |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |100.0 |100.0
    1 ......................................|  16.0 |   34.4 |   40.9 |   20.6 |   22.1 |  11.5 |  11.3 |   9.9 | 12.3 | 13.1
    2 ......................................|  23.2 |   42.9 |   37.2 |   34.0 |   40.8 |  20.8 |  21.2 |  21.6 | 13.9 | 19.6
    3 ......................................|  23.6 |   14.5 |    7.9 |   27.6 |   25.0 |  31.9 |  31.2 |  35.0 | 15.3 | 27.1
    4 ......................................|  20.0 |    6.1 |    7.4 |   13.3 |    6.5 |  26.7 |  26.1 |  20.7 | 21.9 | 25.4
    5 or more ..............................|  17.2 |    2.1 |    6.5 |    4.5 |    5.5 |   9.2 |  10.2 |  12.9 | 36.6 | 14.8
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Faculty with graduate classes only (percent)|       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |   --- |  --- |100.0
    1 ......................................|  47.9 |   57.1 |   53.2 |   45.4 |   46.4 |  30.3 |  21.0 |   --- |  --- | 32.6
    2 ......................................|  33.4 |   33.7 |   38.4 |   35.0 |   31.3 |  23.0 |  36.3 |   --- |  --- | 36.0
    3 ......................................|  12.6 |    6.8 |    4.7 |   13.4 |   17.4 |  28.2 |  30.1 |   --- |  --- | 18.1
    4 ......................................|   4.1 |    1.9 |    1.6 |    3.5 |    3.5 |  13.3 |   9.9 |   --- |  --- |  9.3
    5 or more ..............................|   2.0 |    0.6 |    2.1 |    2.7 |    1.4 |   5.2 |   2.8 |   --- |  --- |  4.1
                                            |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
    Faculty with both undergraduate and     |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
         graduate classes (percent)         |       |        |        |        |        |       |       |       |      |
Total ......................................| 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |  --- |  ---
    2 ......................................|  42.3 |   58.9 |   67.6 |   48.3 |   40.5 |  25.0 |  17.6 |  22.1 |  --- |  ---
    3 ......................................|  32.2 |   29.9 |   22.8 |   31.3 |   36.6 |  34.0 |  45.7 |  21.7 |  --- |  ---
    4 ......................................|  16.1 |    5.5 |    7.4 |   14.6 |   12.1 |  25.7 |  27.6 |  37.0 |  --- |  ---
    5 or more ..............................|   9.5 |    5.7 |    2.2 |    5.8 |   10.8 |  15.3 |   9.1 |  19.3 |  --- |  ---
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\1\Hours that faculty and instructional staff spend each week with students during classroom instruction multiplied by the number of students taught.
---Data not available or not applicable.

NOTE.--Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF), 1993. (This table was prepared September 1996.)


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