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The original faculty of six in 1874 has grown to 2,588 tenure and tenure-track faculty in the Purdue Statewide System by fall 2008 totals. The number of faculty and staff members system-wide is 19,141.

  West Lafayette Campus Regional Campuses & Statewide Technology* Total
Tenured/Tenure Track      
Academic, Associate, and Assistant Deans 60 20 80
Academic Department Heads 71 49 120
Professors 766 146 912
Associate Professors 529 268 797
Assistant Professors 463 206 669
Instructors 1 9 10
Subtotal 1,890 698 2,588
       
Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Lecturers, and Postdoctorals      
Clinical/Professional 93 25 118
Research Faculty 29 1 30
Continuing Lecturers 131 86 217
Limited-Term Lecturers 166 814 980
Visiting Faculty 115 69 184
Faculty less than half-time 3 1 4
Postdoctoral 316 3 319
Subtotal 853 999 1,852
       
Adjunct Faculty† 295 105 400
       
Staff      
Administrative Staff 1,057 254 1,311
Management 517 105 622
Operations Assistants 369 64 433
Professional Staff 298 19 317
Professional Assistants 1,238 208 1,446
Technical Assistants 238 16 254
Extension Educators 292 0 292
Clerical Staff 1,311 339 1,650
Temp Clerical 35 42 77
Service Staff‡ 2,025 266 2,291
Temp Service 455 103 558
Subtotal 7,835 1,416 9,251
       
Graduate Student Staff      
Graduate Assistants 1,830 56 1,886
Fellowship Admin. as Assistants 114 0 114
Graduate Lecturers 27 0 27
Graduate Research Assistants 2,361 7 2,368
Graduate Student Administratives 269 18 287
Graduate Aides 0 193 193
Subtotal 4,601 274 4,875
       
Grand Total 15,474 3,568 18,966
* Includes IU faculty and staff at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.
† Adjunct faculty are not compensated by Purdue University.
‡ Includes temporary employees.

 

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