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    "Twenty-four faculty from various departments of the three universities - plus graduate students and postdocs - are doing research both at the NETL main facility in Pittsburgh’s South Hills and on campus"

    Does it make any sense? Or maybe it's just a misprint.

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    Default Re: faculty/faculties

    I wouldn't use "faculty" like this. I would say "faculty members."

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    Default Re: faculty/faculties

    Have I got you right that "faculty"="faculty members" in this sentence?

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    Default Re: faculty/faculties

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    Have I got you right that "faculty"="faculty members" in this sentence?
    Yes, that's right.

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    Default Re: faculty/faculties

    When "faculty" is used this way, is it always plural?

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    Default Re: faculty/faculties

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    When "faculty" is used this way, is it always plural?
    "Faculty members" is plural because "members" is plural. However, they are "members" (plural) of "a/the faculty" (singular).
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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