Definition of professorate in English:

professorate

noun

  • See professor

    • ‘The professorate is an overarching/holistic concept - ‘college administration’ is not.’
    • ‘That is the way the professorate behaves in the post-scientific age.’
    • ‘It has a very negative impact on the professorate because it tends to lead to viewing professors as technicians or people to fill specific job slots.’
    • ‘Since the mid-1990s, a raft of research projects has documented the numbers and status of faculty of color in the American professorate.’
    • ‘Although the professorate may pay less than the private sector, it often affords us time flexibility that is invaluable for men and women who want to have children.’