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Table 239. Full-time instructional faculty in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity and residency status, sex, and academic rank: Fall 2003 and fall 2005
Sex and academic rank Total White Minority Race/ethnicity unknown Nonresident alien2
Number Percent1 Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
20033                     
Total 630,092 505,186 97,164 15.6 33,106 20,046 41,043 2,969 6,589 21,153
Professors 165,521 144,116 19,402 11.8 5,323 3,415 10,161 503 821 1,182
Associate professors 132,729 109,106 20,763 15.8 7,199 3,860 9,178 526 902 1,958
Assistant professors 152,688 112,657 28,579 19.0 9,449 5,301 13,172 657 2,008 9,444
Instructors 93,087 73,292 16,688 18.2 6,757 4,786 4,314 831 1,349 1,758
Lecturers 23,307 18,338 3,578 15.6 1,202 1,078 1,198 100 315 1,076
Other faculty 62,760 47,677 8,154 13.2 3,176 1,606 3,020 352 1,194 5,735
                     
Males 381,680 306,137 56,825 15.0 16,249 11,215 27,742 1,619 3,817 14,901
Professors 126,375 109,959 14,775 11.7 3,414 2,457 8,553 351 623 1,018
Associate professors 82,594 67,355 13,115 16.0 3,862 2,333 6,633 287 586 1,538
Assistant professors 83,340 60,011 15,528 18.9 4,267 2,803 8,139 319 1,142 6,659
Instructors 45,036 35,503 7,809 17.6 2,812 2,376 2,181 440 705 1,019
Lecturers 11,079 8,692 1,594 14.6 569 462 518 45 169 624
Other faculty 33,256 24,617 4,004 12.3 1,325 784 1,718 177 592 4,043
Females 248,412 199,049 40,339 16.4 16,857 8,831 13,301 1,350 2,772 6,252
Professors 39,146 34,157 4,627 11.9 1,909 958 1,608 152 198 164
Associate professors 50,135 41,751 7,648 15.4 3,337 1,527 2,545 239 316 420
Assistant professors 69,348 52,646 13,051 19.1 5,182 2,498 5,033 338 866 2,785
Instructors 48,051 37,789 8,879 18.7 3,945 2,410 2,133 391 644 739
Lecturers 12,228 9,646 1,984 16.4 633 616 680 55 146 452
Other faculty 29,504 23,060 4,150 14.4 1,851 822 1,302 175 602 1,692
                     
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
                     
Males 401,507 313,685 62,923 15.9 17,029 12,486 31,711 1,697 5,668 19,231
Professors 126,788 109,128 15,706 12.5 3,498 2,680 9,180 348 764 1,190
Associate professors 84,783 68,383 13,893 16.5 3,947 2,551 7,099 296 835 1,672
Assistant professors 86,182 60,244 16,671 19.7 4,459 3,003 8,903 306 1,601 7,666
Instructors 46,481 36,034 8,360 18.4 2,987 2,581 2,320 472 978 1,109
Lecturers 12,976 9,898 1,980 15.6 595 495 839 51 264 834
Other faculty 44,297 29,998 6,313 14.7 1,543 1,176 3,370 224 1,226 6,760
Females 274,117 214,215 47,041 17.4 18,429 10,332 16,746 1,534 4,035 8,826
Professors 42,404 36,808 5,150 12.2 1,986 1,113 1,880 171 250 196
Associate professors 53,661 44,124 8,536 16.0 3,455 1,768 3,045 268 461 540
Assistant professors 73,507 54,226 14,582 20.2 5,438 2,725 6,019 400 1,208 3,491
Instructors 52,074 40,325 10,008 19.5 4,475 2,680 2,420 433 875 866
Lecturers 14,239 11,084 2,362 16.8 691 738 875 58 216 577
Other faculty 38,232 27,648 6,403 17.2 2,384 1,308 2,507 204 1,025 3,156
1 Minority faculty as a percentage of total faculty, excluding race/ethnicity unknown.
2 Race/ethnicity not collected.
3 Data revised from previously published figures.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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, 2003 and 2005 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2003–04 and Winter 2005–06. (This table was prepared August 2007.)

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