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Table 291. Full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, and academic rank: Fall 2007, fall 2009, and fall 2011
Sex and academic rank Total White Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and two or more races Race/ ethnicity unknown Non-resident alien2
Total Per-cent1 Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native Two or more races
Total Asian Pacific Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
2007                          
Total 703,463 540,460 119,906 18.2 37,930 24,975 53,661 3,340 11,875 31,222
Professors 173,395 147,867 22,734 13.3 5,839 4,128 12,239 528 1,309 1,485
Associate professors 143,692 115,274 24,255 17.4 7,855 4,714 11,082 604 1,628 2,535
Assistant professors 168,508 117,618 34,940 22.9 10,642 6,329 17,290 679 3,593 12,357
Instructors 101,429 77,609 19,470 20.1 7,480 5,800 5,225 965 2,350 2,000
Lecturers 31,264 23,470 5,326 18.5 1,602 1,492 2,081 151 661 1,807
Other faculty 85,175 58,622 13,181 18.4 4,512 2,512 5,744 413 2,334 11,038
                           
2009                          
Total 728,977 551,271 130,903 19.2 39,715 28,040 59,691 3,457 16,058 30,745
Professors 177,581 149,568 24,633 14.1 6,086 4,683 13,284 580 1,923 1,457
Associate professors 148,981 117,270 26,779 18.6 8,163 5,383 12,632 601 2,387 2,545
Assistant professors 171,639 117,892 37,199 24.0 10,979 6,789 18,712 719 4,617 11,931
Instructors 104,521 78,329 20,951 21.1 7,806 6,577 5,566 1,002 3,396 1,845
Lecturers 33,332 24,895 5,851 19.0 1,812 1,583 2,318 138 882 1,704
Other faculty 92,923 63,317 15,490 19.7 4,869 3,025 7,179 417 2,853 11,263
                           
Males 415,821 314,712 71,889 18.6 18,026 14,865 37,261 1,737 8,973 20,247
Professors 127,931 107,315 18,013 14.4 3,755 3,209 10,684 365 1,405 1,198
Associate professors 87,965 68,747 15,935 18.8 4,180 3,096 8,338 321 1,497 1,786
Assistant professors 88,665 59,607 18,954 24.1 4,568 3,422 10,658 306 2,477 7,627
Instructors 46,762 35,137 9,003 20.4 2,880 3,078 2,568 477 1,583 1,039
Lecturers 15,724 11,702 2,620 18.3 822 650 1,084 64 466 936
Other faculty 48,774 32,204 7,364 18.6 1,821 1,410 3,929 204 1,545 7,661
                           
Females 313,156 236,559 59,014 20.0 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 18.3 3,983 2,287 4,294 280 890 759
Assistant professors 82,974 58,285 18,245 23.8 6,411 3,367 8,054 413 2,140 4,304
Instructors 57,759 43,192 11,948 21.7 4,926 3,499 2,998 525 1,813 806
Lecturers 17,608 13,193 3,231 19.7 990 933 1,234 74 416 768
Other faculty 44,149 31,113 8,126 20.7 3,048 1,615 3,250 213 1,308 3,602
                           
2011                          
Total 761,619 563,689 147,517 20.7 41,649 31,331 66,887 65,438 1,449 3,529 4,121 17,000 33,413
Professors 181,508 150,334 27,588 15.5 6,517 5,180 14,646 14,425 221 589 656 2,202 1,384
Associate professors 155,200 119,371 30,648 20.4 8,695 6,143 14,409 14,129 280 597 804 2,477 2,704
Assistant professors 174,045 118,014 39,988 25.3 10,994 7,428 19,822 19,443 379 701 1,043 4,926 11,117
Instructors 109,054 80,703 23,160 22.3 8,600 6,906 5,808 5,449 359 981 865 3,263 1,928
Lecturers 34,477 25,823 6,262 19.5 1,688 1,773 2,456 2,421 35 135 210 849 1,543
Other faculty 107,335 69,444 19,871 22.2 5,155 3,901 9,746 9,571 175 526 543 3,283 14,737
                           
Males 426,982 315,801 79,805 20.2 18,660 16,345 41,057 40,357 700 1,749 1,994 9,602 21,774
Professors 128,648 106,039 19,841 15.8 3,984 3,499 11,579 11,420 159 362 417 1,643 1,125
Associate professors 89,741 68,447 17,865 20.7 4,373 3,437 9,305 9,142 163 313 437 1,574 1,855
Assistant professors 88,168 58,531 19,881 25.4 4,458 3,692 10,974 10,820 154 303 454 2,693 7,063
Instructors 48,130 35,870 9,749 21.4 3,136 3,133 2,669 2,526 143 463 348 1,487 1,024
Lecturers 15,689 11,720 2,740 18.9 751 753 1,110 1,090 20 47 79 410 819
Other faculty 56,606 35,194 9,729 21.7 1,958 1,831 5,420 5,359 61 261 259 1,795 9,888
                           
Females 334,637 247,888 67,712 21.5 22,989 14,986 25,830 25,081 749 1,780 2,127 7,398 11,639
Professors 52,860 44,295 7,747 14.9 2,533 1,681 3,067 3,005 62 227 239 559 259
Associate professors 65,459 50,924 12,783 20.1 4,322 2,706 5,104 4,987 117 284 367 903 849
Assistant professors 85,877 59,483 20,107 25.3 6,536 3,736 8,848 8,623 225 398 589 2,233 4,054
Instructors 60,924 44,833 13,411 23.0 5,464 3,773 3,139 2,923 216 518 517 1,776 904
Lecturers 18,788 14,103 3,522 20.0 937 1,020 1,346 1,331 15 88 131 439 724
Other faculty 50,729 34,250 10,142 22.8 3,197 2,070 4,326 4,212 114 265 284 1,488 4,849
—Not available.
1 Combined total of faculty who were Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and of two or more races as a percentage of total faculty, excluding race/ethnicity unknown and nonresident alien.
2 Race/ethnicity not collected.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2007-08, Winter 2009-10, and Winter 2011-12, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section. (This table was prepared July 2012.)
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