Human Resources Address: Office of Human Resources
Skytop Office Building, Skytop Road
Syracuse, NY 13244
Chancellor and President: Nancy Cantor
Syracuse University is a major university located in Central New York in the city of Syracuse. It was founded in 1870.
The university is situated on 200 acres on a hilltop overlooking downtown Syracuse; the main campus has 170 buildings.
The school's nickname is the Orange and is a member of the Big East athletic conference. It is best known for the Carrier Dome, an indoor athletic dome built in 1980 that seats nearly 50,000. Both the school's basketball and football teams play in the Carrier Dome.
There are approximately 12,491 undergraduate students enrolled at Syracuse and 5,000 graduate students. The student body comes from all 50 states and more than 115 foreign countries.
Syracuse is made up of nine colleges:
- Arts and Sciences
- Engineering and Computer Science
- Human Ecology
- Information Studies
- Public Communications
- Visual and Performing Arts
Tuition for the 2008-2009 school year for undergraduates is $32,180 and about $11,656 for room and board.
Syracuse has full-time instructional faculty, 909; part-time faculty, 106; adjunct faculty, 447. Of the full-time faculty, approximately 88 percent have earned Ph.D. or professional degrees.
The university employs full-time staff of 3,259 and part-time staff of 371.
There are over 240,000 living alumni.
Benefits and policies for employees can be viewed at this link.