Faculty recruitment is important because it is the first step in the process of developing qualified and engaged faculty. Over-recruiting makes it challenging to fully engage faculty and under-recruiting makes it difficult to efficiently staff courses. Effectively recruiting faculty to teach in the online environment poses unique challenges, which can be addressed through careful planning. Forecasting faculty needs is an integral part of the process (Meyer, 2017). Steps for forecasting include: 1. Develop a spreadsheet with programmatic courses by term.…