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Canadian usage encompasses both the British meaning (a department or school within a university) and the American meaning (the teaching staff of a secondary or post-secondary educational institution).

  • Literature and philosophy are taught in the Faculty of Arts.
  • Most of the faculty members have agreed to participate in the school show.