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:

    Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise, to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    To write well, to have style ... is to paint. The master faculty of style is therefore the visual memory. If a writer does not see what he describes—countrysides and figures, movements and gestures—how could he have a style, that is originality?
    Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915)

    Imagination is an almost divine faculty which, without recourse to any philosophical method, immediately perceives everything: the secret and intimate connections between things, correspondences and analogies.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)