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FHSU Profile – Faculty

Fort Hays State University employs about 300 full-time faculty members on campus and about 50 faculty members in our international partner operations. The University also has more than 200 part-time and adjunct faculty teaching through the Virtual College and on campus.

GraduateSome key points:

  • The average age of the faculty is declining.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences has more faculty employed than the other three colleges combined.
  • The average student-faculty ratio on campus is 17:1.
  • More than 80 percent of classes are taught by full-time faculty.
  • The system of shared governance includes the Faculty Senate, dozens of university committees, substantial training processes, and award and recognition processes.
  • The faculty bargaining unit is the American Association of University Professors.
  • Faculty report a higher than average workload, high satisfaction with facilities, average satisfaction with autonomy and independence, and higher than average satisfaction with support for faculty development.
  • Faculty annually produce about 1,200 instances of scholarly and creative activities.

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