Academic Staff Facts

  • State funds account for 34% of the academic staff payroll.

  • Gifts and grants support 53% of the academic staff payroll.

  • Academic staff are found in nearly all areas of the university, from research to teaching, outreach, students services, librarians, communications, information technology, clinical health services and many other areas.

  • Over $86 million in grants were awarded to academic staff Principal Investigators, co-Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators in 2013-14

  • Over $80 million in grants were awarded to academic staff Principal Investigators in 2013-14

  • 25% of the course sections offered on campus were taught by academic staff from Fall 2013

  • There are more than 7500 academic staff on the UW-Madison campus.