Prospective and Incoming Faculty
Considering a North Central College Faculty Career?
Here’s a snapshot of the community you would be joining—the campus, the region, the faculty, and a sampling of programs designed to support faculty life and professional activity—if your search for a professional home leads to the College. We hope you’ll take the opportunity to become better acquainted with our campus, our locale, and the defining characteristics of our academic identity.
- private four-year selective comprehensive liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church; three-term academic calendar
- founded in 1861; most recent accreditation visit continues our tradition of highest-level recognition; also acknowledged by the Peterson’s Guide, U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review, Forbes, and for outstanding merit as an undergraduate teaching institution
- recognized in Princeton Review's Guide to Green College's
- 3000 students, primarily undergraduate and residential, from 27 states and 32 countries; 18% minority students
- more than 55 majors leading to the B.A. and B.S. degrees; masters degrees in 7 areas
- teaching emphasis supported by active scholarly/professional contributions to disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields
- 43 consecutive years of balanced budgets
- recent major building initiatives (2000-present) have supported academic programs and campus commitments to the fine arts, wellness, sustainability, residence life, interactive media studies, information literacy, and now the sciences