Barry University’s student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and more than 80% of faculty hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field.
An education starts with faculty who possess the ability to inspire, for this is the purest way to truly activate curious minds. At Barry University, our faculty is committed to furthering the University’s mission to promote education, equality, social justice, altruism, diversity and humility because it allows everyone to have a voice, both through their education and in the community.
"To be an effective teacher, you have to believe in your students, respect and celebrate their individuality, teach them well, model your expectations and enjoy what you do."
These are the words of Dr. Juanita H. Brandford, Associate Professor, Adrian Dominican School of Education. She is passionate about teaching, calling it “a fulfilling, rewarding and renewing experience."
Like their students, Barry’s professors continue to realize remarkable achievements. More than 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD, and have won awards such as the prestigious ‘Fulbright Scholars Award’ and ‘Outstanding Clinical Instructor of the Year’ by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Many of our faculty have also received grants and fellowships, allowing them to conduct vital research, often with students working alongside them.
Most of all, Barry’s faculty is committed to furthering the University’s mission to promote altruism, diversity, equality, social justice, and humility because it allows everyone to have a voice, both in their education and in the community. They are passionate about their disciplines and about teaching. We keep our class sizes small, with a student-faculty ratio of 14:1, which allows for faculty and student interaction and personal mentoring.