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    The UW–Madison faculty includes more than 2,200 employees responsible for teaching and research.

    The more than 5,000 UW–Madison classified staff comprise approximately 30 percent of the campus workforce.

    Academic staff make up 40 percent of the university's workforce, the largest group of employees on campus.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison employs more than 16,000 people in nearly all types of occupations. These include instruction, research, administration, custodial, information technology, and health care.

Employees on campus have a wide range of backgrounds resulting in a diverse campus environment that is an exciting place to work. These backgrounds encompass many specialized educational experiences, diverse origins, and affiliations. This is one of the many reasons UW–Madison has a very positive institutional reputation recognized around the world.