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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Indicator 7.8: Faculty in Degree-Granting Institutions

Figure 7.8. Percentage distribution of full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and academic rank: 2001
Percentage distribution of full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and academic rank: 2001
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 2003, based on Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2001-02.

American Indians/Alaska Natives constitute small percentages of faculty in degree-granting institutions.

In 2001, American Indians/Alaska Natives accounted for about 0.5 percent of faculty in degree-granting institutions. Differences by level of faculty are apparent. American Indians/Alaska Natives constituted 0.9 percent of instructors, but only 0.3 percent of professors and 0.4 percent of associate professors. As a point of comparison, in 2002 American Indian/Alaska Native students made up 1.0 percent of the total enrollment in degree-granting institutions (indicator 7.1).

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