North Central College - Naperville, IL

The Faculty

Faculty line up


  • 147 full-time faculty
  • 92% PhDs or other terminal degrees
  • commitment to recruiting and supporting faculty of outstanding caliber; Ernest Boyer approach to tenure and promotion
  • faculty leadership in higher education, professional associations, community
  • shared governance model and practices
  • department and division structure, with ample opportunities for integrative work in general education, interdisciplinary majors and minors, honors program, and collaborative initiatives in such areas as international programs, short-term and term-length study away programs, Chicago term, civic engagement, first-year experience, undergraduate research, teaching and learning, athletic mentors
  • 7 Masters programs; summer programs; December Term (3 weeks between Thanksgiving and mid-December)
  • commitment to diversity in faculty, staff, and student recruitment and campus experience