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Student/Faculty Ratio

34. Full-time student equivalents (FTSE) divided by full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty.

  Fall 2000 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 % Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2014
FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio FTSE FTFE Ratio
FTSE/FTFE Ratio 5,218 241 22:1 6,706 311 22:1 7,064 331 21:1 - 1.1% 
 

Tenured/Tenure-Track FTE Faculty

Out-Of-State Peers   Fall 2000 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2014
36. Percent of FTE teaching faculty who are tenured/tenure-track 60.1% 55.9% 47.7% - 12.4
 

Faculty Rank

  Teaching Assistants Other Faculty Instructor Assistant
Professor
Associate
Professor
Professor
40. Faculty Rank (Fall 2014)
Faculty Ethnicity
Total* 5 235 0 61 49 56
White 5 203 0 50 46 50
African American 0 4 0 2 0 0
Hispanic 0 19 0 1 0 1
Asian 0 3 0 7 2 4
International 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 6 0 1 1 1
Faculty Gender
Male 1 104 0 39 32 40
Female 4 131 0 22 17 16
*Hispanic faculty members, except international ones, are counted as Hispanic. Faculty who are "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are included with the African American faculty. Asian includes Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. "Other" includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Unknown, and two or more races, excluding African American. International faculty are shown as a separate category.
 

Faculty Salary by Rank

  FY 2002 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2002 to
FY 2014
National Average
(FY 2014)
% National Average
41. Faculty Salary Comparisons
Professor $63,213 $84,231 $88,494 40.0% $107,831 82%
Associate Professor $52,050 $65,634 $68,808 32.2% $76,921 89%
Assistant Professor $45,277 $63,053 $63,925 41.2% $64,952 98%
Instructor $0 $0 N/A $45,057 0%
 

Appropriated Funds per FTE Faculty

54. State appropriations divided by full-time equivalent students and annual full-time equivalent teaching faculty.

  FY 2001 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2015
Appropriated funds per FTE faculty $64,081 $59,326 $57,268 - 10.6%
 

Total Revenue per FTE Teaching Faculty

  FY 2000 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
57. Total revenue
Per FTE faculty $115,174 $167,069 $175,330 52.2%
 

Federal and Private Research

  FY 2001 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2001 to
FY 2014
45. Federal and private research expenditures per FTE faculty $21,507 $10,434 $10,946 - 49.1%
 
  FY 2009 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2015
49. Faculty holding extramural research grants
Number 57 51 59 3.5%
Percent 28.6% 26.7% 30.9% 2.3
 

  Fall 2000 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 %/Point Change
Fall 2000 to
Fall 2015
42. Endowed Professorships and Chairs 1 29 31 3000.0%
Percent unfilled 100% 10.3% 3.2% - 96.8
Percent of total tenured/tenure-track faculty 0.5% 15.2% 16.2% 15.7
 

43. Nobel Prize Winners and National Academies

  Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 % Change
Fall 2013 to
Fall 2015
 

44. Other Faculty Awards

  FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change FY 2014 to FY 2015
Fulbright American Scholars 0 2 N/A