At VSU, 50 new instructors were hired this academic year.
They hail from all over the country and are teaching a gamut of courses from christian studies to computer science.
VSU is experiencing record enrollment and boasts more than 13,000 students.
"At VSU, faculty are available at all levels," said Lisa Williams, a professor of American Government and Politics and Film. "And so learning and research, you're able to join teams."
Most of the 50 faculty members hired are in permanent positions, aiming for the tenure track.