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  Fall 2005 Fall 2007 Fall 2009 Fall 2011 Fall 2013 Change from Fall 05 to Fall 13
Number of Instructional Staff
# %
Full-time tenure/on track Faculty
420289 429668 437778 436798 431869 11580 2.8
Full-time non-tenure track Faculty
218740 234309 245679 290987 265726 46986 21.5
Part-time/Adjunct Faculty
548729 581185 623564 768237 775618 226889 41.3
Graduate Assistants
315664 329523 343014 356966 360719 45055 14.3
Total
1503422 1574685 1650035 1852988 1833932 330510 22.0


  Fall 2005 Fall 2007 Fall 2009 Fall 2011 Fall 2013 Change in % from Fall 05 to Fall 13
Percent Distribution of Instructional Staff
Full-time tenure/on track Faculty
29.2 28.0 27.3 36.3 36.6 25.3
Full-time non-tenure track Faculty
14.6 14.5 14.9 25.6 25.0 71.2
Part-time/Adjunct Faculty
35.7 36.5 36.9 55.6 70.9 98.6
Graduate Assistants
20.5 21.0 20.9 20.7 20.0 -2.4