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/