Trends in Faculty Status

HOW MANY ARE OUTSIDE THE TENURE SYSTEM?

The Contingent Faculty Index, a new publication by the American Association of University Professors, compiles data on the number of tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members at 2,600 institutions in 2005. Below are the employment breakdowns for the large research institutions in the American Association of Universities, which constitute just a small sample of the index's scope.