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Table 315.20. Full-time faculty in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity, sex, and academic rank: Fall 2009, fall 2011, and fall 2013
Year, 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
2009                          
Total 729,152 551,230 130,903 19.2 39,706 28,022 59,480 3,458 16,059 31,197
Professors 177,566 149,553 24,633 14.1 6,086 4,683 13,281 580 1,923 1,460
Associate professors 148,959 117,241 26,779 18.6 8,162 5,382 12,626 601 2,387 2,560
Assistant professors 171,622 117,794 37,199 24.0 10,974 6,783 18,634 717 4,616 12,104
Instructors 104,554 78,346 20,951 21.1 7,807 6,575 5,546 1,002 3,399 1,879
Lecturers 33,372 24,925 5,851 19.0 1,813 1,583 2,319 139 882 1,711
Other faculty 93,079 63,371 15,490 19.7 4,864 3,016 7,074 419 2,852 11,483
                           
2011                          
Total 762,114 564,218 147,495 20.7 41,662 31,335 66,842 65,469 1,373 3,534 4,122 16,999 33,402
Professors 181,509 150,364 27,559 15.5 6,517 5,180 14,617 14,425 192 589 656 2,202 1,384
Associate professors 155,201 119,415 30,605 20.4 8,695 6,144 14,364 14,129 235 597 805 2,477 2,704
Assistant professors 174,052 118,022 39,986 25.3 10,994 7,428 19,820 19,445 375 701 1,043 4,926 11,118
Instructors 109,042 80,690 23,162 22.3 8,602 6,907 5,807 5,448 359 981 865 3,262 1,928
Lecturers 34,473 25,821 6,261 19.5 1,688 1,773 2,455 2,420 35 135 210 848 1,543
Other faculty 107,837 69,906 19,922 22.2 5,166 3,903 9,779 9,602 177 531 543 3,284 14,725
                           
Males 427,214 316,133 79,707 20.1 18,636 16,341 40,989 40,368 621 1,752 1,989 9,600 21,774
Professors 128,649 106,069 19,812 15.7 3,984 3,499 11,550 11,420 130 362 417 1,643 1,125
Associate professors 89,742 68,493 17,820 20.6 4,373 3,437 9,260 9,142 118 313 437 1,574 1,855
Assistant professors 88,173 58,538 19,877 25.3 4,458 3,692 10,970 10,820 150 303 454 2,694 7,064
Instructors 48,124 35,864 9,750 21.4 3,138 3,133 2,668 2,525 143 463 348 1,486 1,024
Lecturers 15,690 11,721 2,740 18.9 751 753 1,110 1,090 20 47 79 410 819
Other faculty 56,836 35,448 9,708 21.5 1,932 1,827 5,431 5,371 60 264 254 1,793 9,887
                           
Females 334,900 248,085 67,788 21.5 23,026 14,994 25,853 25,101 752 1,782 2,133 7,399 11,628
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 50,922 12,785 20.1 4,322 2,707 5,104 4,987 117 284 368 903 849
Assistant professors 85,879 59,484 20,109 25.3 6,536 3,736 8,850 8,625 225 398 589 2,232 4,054
Instructors 60,918 44,826 13,412 23.0 5,464 3,774 3,139 2,923 216 518 517 1,776 904
Lecturers 18,783 14,100 3,521 20.0 937 1,020 1,345 1,330 15 88 131 438 724
Other faculty 51,001 34,458 10,214 22.9 3,234 2,076 4,348 4,231 117 267 289 1,491 4,838
                           
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Total 791,391 575,491 157,480 21.5 43,188 33,217 72,246 71,038 1,208 3,538 5,291 20,013 38,407
Professors 181,530 148,577 29,111 16.4 6,665 5,604 15,417 15,247 170 573 852 2,323 1,519
Associate professors 155,095 116,817 32,580 21.8 8,812 6,381 15,809 15,626 183 591 987 2,859 2,839
Assistant professors 166,045 112,262 38,011 25.3 10,542 7,130 18,402 18,070 332 683 1,254 5,695 10,077
Instructors 99,304 73,859 20,684 21.9 7,448 6,340 5,236 4,950 286 879 781 3,180 1,581
Lecturers 36,728 27,453 6,591 19.4 1,728 2,015 2,436 2,403 33 117 295 1,151 1,533
Other faculty 152,689 96,523 30,503 24.0 7,993 5,747 14,946 14,742 204 695 1,122 4,805 20,858
                           
Males 436,456 316,912 83,905 20.9 18,905 17,198 43,519 42,928 591 1,736 2,547 10,813 24,826
Professors 125,836 102,520 20,450 16.6 4,018 3,669 11,882 11,772 110 350 531 1,664 1,202
Associate professors 87,420 65,320 18,552 22.1 4,321 3,533 9,897 9,810 87 287 514 1,727 1,821
Assistant professors 82,331 54,700 18,387 25.2 4,169 3,506 9,887 9,725 162 304 521 2,957 6,287
Instructors 42,877 32,014 8,665 21.3 2,714 2,888 2,304 2,179 125 430 329 1,349 849
Lecturers 16,588 12,464 2,756 18.1 760 834 992 983 9 39 131 580 788
Other faculty 81,404 49,894 15,095 23.2 2,923 2,768 8,557 8,459 98 326 521 2,536 13,879
                           
Females 354,935 258,579 73,575 22.2 24,283 16,019 28,727 28,110 617 1,802 2,744 9,200 13,581
Professors 55,694 46,057 8,661 15.8 2,647 1,935 3,535 3,475 60 223 321 659 317
Associate professors 67,675 51,497 14,028 21.4 4,491 2,848 5,912 5,816 96 304 473 1,132 1,018
Assistant professors 83,714 57,562 19,624 25.4 6,373 3,624 8,515 8,345 170 379 733 2,738 3,790
Instructors 56,427 41,845 12,019 22.3 4,734 3,452 2,932 2,771 161 449 452 1,831 732
Lecturers 20,140 14,989 3,835 20.4 968 1,181 1,444 1,420 24 78 164 571 745
Other faculty 71,285 46,629 15,408 24.8 5,070 2,979 6,389 6,283 106 369 601 2,269 6,979
—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.
3 Only instructional faculty were classified by academic rank. Primarily research and primarily public service faculty, as well as faculty without ranks, appear under "other faculty."
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. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2009-10 and Winter 2011-12, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section; and IPEDS Spring 2014, Human Resources component, Fall Staff section. (This table was prepared March 2015.)

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