Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Racial Breakdown of Full-Time Women Faculty in the U.S.

Women in Academia Report
Posted on Jul 07, 2011

Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that in 2009 there were 313,156 women holding full-time faculty positions at degree granting institutions in the United States. Women made up about 43 percent of all full-time faculty.
If we break down women faculty by race we find that whites are 75.5 percent of all women faculty. African Americans make up 6.9 percent of women full-time faculty members. For men, whites are 75.6 percent of all full-time faculty and African Americans are 4.3 percent of the total for men.
Faculty of Asian descent made up 7.2 percent of all women holding full-time jobs. For men, Asians held 9 percent of all positions.

Full Story: http://www.wiareport.com/2011/07/racial-breakdown-of-full-time-women-faculty-in-the-u-s/

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