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Data Visualizations of Contingent Faculty in US Higher Education

The AAUP research department has taken a look at the data around tenure and the casualization of faculty labor. We looked at overall trends and broke out data regarding full-time contingent faculty and part-time and graduate-student instructors. Using data drawn from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), our findings highlight the current status of the academic labor system in US higher education.

Our full data snapshot can be downloaded here

chart of institutional faculty by institution