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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 6.7.  Percentage distribution of full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and academic rank: 2005

Faculty rank White Total
minority
faculty
Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indians/
Alaska
Native
Total 82.8 17.2 5.6 3.6 7.6 0.5
Professors 87.5 12.5 3.3 2.3 6.6 0.3
Associate professors 83.4 16.6 5.5 3.2 7.5 0.4
Assistant professors 78.6 21.4 6.8 3.9 10.2 0.5
Instructors 80.6 19.4 7.9 5.6 5.0 1.0
Lecturers 82.9 17.1 5.1 4.9 6.8 0.4
Other faculty 81.9 18.1 5.6 3.5 8.4 0.6
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 2007, based on 2005–06 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2005–06.

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