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Table 264. Full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, and academic rank: Fall 2005, fall 2007, and fall 2009
Sex and academic rank Total White Selected racial/ethnic groups Race/
ethnicity unknown
Nonresident alien3
Num-
ber1
Per-
cent2
Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific Islander
American Indian/
Alaska Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
2005                    
Total 675,624 527,900 109,964 16.5 35,458 22,818 48,457 3,231 9,703 28,057
Professors 169,192 145,936 20,856 12.4 5,484 3,793 11,060 519 1,014 1,386
Associate professors 138,444 112,507 22,429 16.4 7,402 4,319 10,144 564 1,296 2,212
Assistant professors 159,689 114,470 31,253 19.9 9,897 5,728 14,922 706 2,809 11,157
Instructors 98,555 76,359 18,368 19.0 7,462 5,261 4,740 905 1,853 1,975
Lecturers 27,215 20,982 4,342 16.2 1,286 1,233 1,714 109 480 1,411
Other faculty 82,529 57,646 12,716 15.8 3,927 2,484 5,877 428 2,251 9,916
                     
2007                    
Total 703,463 540,460 119,906 17.3 37,930 24,975 53,661 3,340 11,875 31,222
Professors 173,395 147,867 22,734 13.2 5,839 4,128 12,239 528 1,309 1,485
Associate professors 143,692 115,274 24,255 17.1 7,855 4,714 11,082 604 1,628 2,535
Assistant professors 168,508 117,618 34,940 21.2 10,642 6,329 17,290 679 3,593 12,357
Instructors 101,429 77,609 19,470 19.7 7,480 5,800 5,225 965 2,350 2,000
Lecturers 31,264 23,470 5,326 17.4 1,602 1,492 2,081 151 661 1,807
Other faculty 85,175 58,622 13,181 15.9 4,512 2,512 5,744 413 2,334 11,038
                     
Males 409,115 314,375 67,147 16.7 17,782 13,468 34,178 1,719 6,660 20,933
Professors 127,488 108,404 16,882 13.3 3,646 2,874 10,018 344 973 1,229
Associate professors 86,660 68,982 14,760 17.2 4,110 2,768 7,570 312 1,038 1,880
Assistant professors 88,741 60,407 18,207 21.0 4,607 3,265 10,037 298 1,945 8,182
Instructors 46,599 35,795 8,665 19.0 2,928 2,782 2,463 492 1,066 1,073
Lecturers 14,784 11,045 2,367 16.4 721 613 956 77 347 1,025
Other faculty 44,843 29,742 6,266 14.4 1,770 1,166 3,134 196 1,291 7,544
                     
Females 294,348 226,085 52,759 18.2 20,148 11,507 19,483 1,621 5,215 10,289
Professors 45,907 39,463 5,852 12.8 2,193 1,254 2,221 184 336 256
Associate professors 57,032 46,292 9,495 16.8 3,745 1,946 3,512 292 590 655
Assistant professors 79,767 57,211 16,733 21.4 6,035 3,064 7,253 381 1,648 4,175
Instructors 54,830 41,814 10,805 20.2 4,552 3,018 2,762 473 1,284 927
Lecturers 16,480 12,425 2,959 18.3 881 879 1,125 74 314 782
Other faculty 40,332 28,880 6,915 17.6 2,742 1,346 2,610 217 1,043 3,494
                     
2009                    
Total 728,977 551,271 130,903 18.4 39,715 28,040 59,691 3,457 16,058 30,745
Professors 177,581 149,568 24,633 14.0 6,086 4,683 13,284 580 1,923 1,457
Associate professors 148,981 117,270 26,779 18.3 8,163 5,383 12,632 601 2,387 2,545
Assistant professors 171,639 117,892 37,199 22.3 10,979 6,789 18,712 719 4,617 11,931
Instructors 104,521 78,329 20,951 20.7 7,806 6,577 5,566 1,002 3,396 1,845
Lecturers 33,332 24,895 5,851 18.0 1,812 1,583 2,318 138 882 1,704
Other faculty 92,923 63,317 15,490 17.2 4,869 3,025 7,179 417 2,853 11,263
                     
Males 415,821 314,712 71,889 17.7 18,026 14,865 37,261 1,737 8,973 20,247
Professors 127,931 107,315 18,013 14.2 3,755 3,209 10,684 365 1,405 1,198
Associate professors 87,965 68,747 15,935 18.4 4,180 3,096 8,338 321 1,497 1,786
Assistant professors 88,665 59,607 18,954 22.0 4,568 3,422 10,658 306 2,477 7,627
Instructors 46,762 35,137 9,003 19.9 2,880 3,078 2,568 477 1,583 1,039
Lecturers 15,724 11,702 2,620 17.2 822 650 1,084 64 466 936
Other faculty 48,774 32,204 7,364 15.6 1,821 1,410 3,929 204 1,545 7,661
                     
Females 313,156 236,559 59,014 19.3 21,689 13,175 22,430 1,720 7,085 10,498
Professors 49,650 42,253 6,620 13.5 2,331 1,474 2,600 215 518 259
Associate professors 61,016 48,523 10,844 18.0 3,983 2,287 4,294 280 890 759
Assistant professors 82,974 58,285 18,245 22.6 6,411 3,367 8,054 413 2,140 4,304
Instructors 57,759 43,192 11,948 21.4 4,926 3,499 2,998 525 1,813 806
Lecturers 17,608 13,193 3,231 18.8 990 933 1,234 74 416 768
Other faculty 44,149 31,113 8,126 19.0 3,048 1,615 3,250 213 1,308 3,602
1 Combined number of Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native faculty.
2 Combined Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native faculty as a percentage of total faculty, excluding race/ethnicity unknown.
3 Race/ethnicity not collected.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Beginning in 2007, includes institutions with fewer than 15 full-time employees; these institutions did not report staff data prior to 2007. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Totals may differ from figures reported in other tables because of varying survey methodologies.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2005-06, Winter 2007-08, and Winter 2009-10, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section. (This table was prepared August 2010.)
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