Lake Forest College faculty are teachers and mentors who are singularly focused on their students’ success. As experts in their fields, faculty regularly publish books and articles and conduct research with students, and they use Chicago as a living classroom.
Ninety-eight percent of full-time faculty hold a PhD or terminal degree from places like Northwestern, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, MIT, Harvard, University of Michigan, and University of Chicago. There are 194 faculty members, 106 full-time and 88 part time.
Many have been awarded grants and fellowships and are recognized for their research and teaching by prestigious organizations such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Andrew Mellon Foundation.
They are regularly contacted for expert comment in media such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, National Public Radio, and others.
Lake Forest College has 184 full-time and 54 part-time staff members. The diverse and talented employees of Lake Forest College help to foster a friendly and welcoming environment on campus and are dedicated to the College’s mission and to students’ success.
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