Faculty

Faculty refers to the academic staff at a university or college, or a division of a university.

Faculty may also refer to:

  • Faculty (academic staff), the academic staff of a university (North American usage)
  • Faculty (division), a division within a university (usage outside of North America)
  • Faculty (instrument), an instrument or warrant in canon law, especially a judicial or quasi-judicial warrant from an ecclesiastical court or tribunal
  • The Faculty, a horror/sci-fi movie by Robert Rodriguez
  • The senses of sight, hearing, touch, etc. ("perceptive faculties")
  • The aspects of intelligence ("cognitive faculties")
  • Indriya, "spiritual faculties" in Buddhism
  • The rights of a priest to celebrate or perform various Liturgical functions
  • Faculty of Advocates, lawyers before the courts of Scotland
  • Faculty of Actuaries, the professional body representing actuaries in Scotland

Famous quotes containing the word faculty:

    If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

    Members of the faculty, faculty members, students of Huxley and Huxley students. I guess that covers everything.
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho Marx)

    The dramatic art would appear to be rather a feminine art; it contains in itself all the artifices which belong to the province of woman: the desire to please, facility to express emotions and hide defects, and the faculty of assimilation which is the real essence of woman.
    Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923)