North Central College - Naperville, IL

The Faculty

Faculty line up


  • 141 full-time faculty
  • 90% 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, study away short-term and term-length programs, civic engagement, first-year experience, undergraduate research, teaching and learning, athletic mentors
  • graduate programs in selected areas; summer programs; December Term (3 weeks between Thanksgiving and mid-December)
  • commitment to diversity in faculty, staff, and student recruitment and campus experience