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Definition of faculty
noun (plural faculties)
1an inherent mental or physical power:her critical faculties an aptitude or talent for doing something:the author’s faculty for philosophical analysis 2the teaching staff of a university or college, or of one of its departments or divisions, viewed as a body:there were then no tenured women on the faculty the English faculty a group of university departments concerned with a major division of knowledge:the Faculty of Arts and Sciences dated the members of a particular profession, especially medicine, considered collectively. 3a license or authorization, especially from a church authority.