- Do other institutions maintain tenure caps to limit the number of tenured faculty members?
- How do institutions manage the number of tenured and tenure-track faculty members?
- What types of alternative faculty appointments are in place?
- What are the responsibilities for non-tenure-track faculty?
- What promotion opportunities and benefits do non-tenure-track faculty receive?
Academic administrators at small, private colleges maintain an appropriate number of tenured and tenure-track faculty members by limiting tenure through caps, examining newly opened tenure lines, and relying on non-tenure-track faculty appointments. This report highlights practices to manage tenure numbers and provides available tenured and tenure-track faculty totals at seven colleges. The report also describes the titles, responsibilities, promotion opportunities, and benefits of several types of non-tenure-track faculty appointments.