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Table 222. -  Employees in institutions of higher education by race/ethnicity, primary occupation, employment status and type and control of institution: Fall 1995
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                                         |          |          |        |        |        |American|        |
        Primary occupation, sex,         |          |  White,  | Black, |        | Asian/ |Indian/ |  Non-  |  Race/
 employment status, and type and control |  Total   |   non-   |  non-  |Hispanic|Pacific |Alaskan |resident|ethnicity
             of institution              |          | Hispanic |Hispanic|        |Islander| native | alien  | unknown
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Total, all institutions .................|2,662,075 |2,043,257 |273,450 |109,972 |101,818 | 13,491 | 77,758 |  42,329
  Professional staff ....................|1,744,867 |1,400,072 |107,025 | 48,795 | 75,226 |  7,354 | 71,268 |  35,127
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|  147,445 |  125,569 | 13,268 |  3,991 |  2,649 |    732 |    642 |     594
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  931,706 |  781,960 | 46,002 | 24,187 | 38,278 |  3,654 | 15,224 |  22,401
    Instruction and research assistants .|  215,909 |  135,837 |  7,988 |  6,049 | 13,762 |    806 | 43,580 |   7,887
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  449,807 |  356,706 | 39,767 | 14,568 | 20,537 |  2,162 | 11,822 |   4,245
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  917,208 |  643,185 |166,425 | 61,177 | 26,592 |  6,137 |  6,490 |   7,202
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Men, total ..............................|1,274,676 |  980,448 |105,860 | 50,641 | 55,078 |  6,128 | 51,861 |  24,660
  Professional staff ....................|  946,134 |  757,657 | 45,498 | 24,784 | 44,737 |  3,690 | 48,732 |  21,036
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|   82,127 |   71,373 |  6,123 |  2,062 |  1,456 |    376 |    392 |     345
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  562,893 |  472,998 | 23,050 | 13,904 | 26,340 |  2,037 | 11,003 |  13,561
    Instruction and research assistants .|  123,962 |   74,129 |  3,491 |  3,108 |  8,269 |    407 | 29,932 |   4,626
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  177,152 |  139,157 | 12,834 |  5,710 |  8,672 |    870 |  7,405 |   2,504
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  328,542 |  222,791 | 60,362 | 25,857 | 10,341 |  2,438 |  3,129 |   3,624
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Women, total ............................|1,387,399 |1,062,809 |167,590 | 59,331 | 46,740 |  7,363 | 25,897 |  17,669
  Professional staff ....................|  798,733 |  642,415 | 61,527 | 24,011 | 30,489 |  3,664 | 22,536 |  14,091
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|   65,318 |   54,196 |  7,145 |  1,929 |  1,193 |    356 |    250 |     249
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  368,813 |  308,962 | 22,952 | 10,283 | 11,938 |  1,617 |  4,221 |   8,840
    Instruction and research assistants .|   91,947 |   61,708 |  4,497 |  2,941 |  5,493 |    399 | 13,648 |   3,261
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  272,655 |  217,549 | 26,933 |  8,858 | 11,865 |  1,292 |  4,417 |   1,741
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  588,666 |  420,394 |106,063 | 35,320 | 16,251 |  3,699 |  3,361 |   3,578
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Full-time, total ........................|1,801,371 |1,397,482 |216,762 | 78,632 | 67,882 |  9,812 | 24,815 |   5,986
  Professional staff ....................|1,066,510 |  885,234 | 74,410 | 29,282 | 47,737 |  4,735 | 21,337 |   3,775
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|  140,990 |  120,242 | 12,657 |  3,795 |  2,511 |    709 |    616 |     460
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  550,822 |  468,518 | 26,835 | 12,942 | 27,572 |  2,156 | 10,853 |   1,946
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  374,698 |  296,474 | 34,918 | 12,545 | 17,654 |  1,870 |  9,868 |   1,369
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  734,861 |  512,248 |142,352 | 49,350 | 20,145 |  5,077 |  3,478 |   2,211
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Part-time, total ........................|  860,704 |  645,775 | 56,688 | 31,340 | 33,936 |  3,679 | 52,943 |  36,343
  Professional staff ....................|  678,357 |  514,838 | 32,615 | 19,513 | 27,489 |  2,619 | 49,931 |  31,352
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|    6,455 |    5,327 |    611 |    196 |    138 |     23 |     26 |     134
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  380,884 |  313,442 | 19,167 | 11,245 | 10,706 |  1,498 |  4,371 |  20,455
    Instruction and research assistants .|  215,909 |  135,837 |  7,988 |  6,049 | 13,762 |    806 | 43,580 |   7,887
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|   75,109 |   60,232 |  4,849 |  2,023 |  2,883 |    292 |  1,954 |   2,876
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  182,347 |  130,937 | 24,073 | 11,827 |  6,447 |  1,060 |  3,012 |   4,991
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Public 4-year ...........................|1,383,476 |1,042,710 |144,149 | 53,894 | 58,927 |  7,815 | 58,593 |  17,388
  Professional staff ....................|  893,345 |  697,570 | 52,721 | 24,200 | 45,376 |  3,998 | 55,591 |  13,889
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|   60,590 |   51,714 |  5,771 |  1,442 |  1,011 |    307 |    141 |     204
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  384,399 |  318,839 | 18,035 |  9,124 | 20,768 |  1,518 | 10,647 |   5,468
    Instruction and research assistants .|  178,342 |  112,691 |  6,200 |  5,094 | 11,298 |    727 | 37,370 |   4,962
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  270,014 |  214,326 | 22,715 |  8,540 | 12,299 |  1,446 |  7,433 |   3,255
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  490,131 |  345,140 | 91,428 | 29,694 | 13,551 |  3,817 |  3,002 |   3,499
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Private 4-year ..........................|  770,004 |  591,777 | 83,314 | 28,828 | 31,191 |  1,882 | 18,011 |  15,001
  Professional staff ....................|  495,383 |  402,305 | 30,203 | 11,285 | 22,132 |    990 | 15,012 |  13,456
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|   62,314 |   53,431 |  5,231 |  1,556 |  1,248 |    145 |    492 |     211
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  262,660 |  220,660 | 11,357 |  5,136 | 11,216 |    452 |  4,076 |   9,763
    Instruction and research assistants .|   33,853 |   20,065 |  1,496 |    850 |  2,414 |     67 |  6,205 |   2,756
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|  136,556 |  108,149 | 12,119 |  3,743 |  7,254 |    326 |  4,239 |     726
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  274,621 |  189,472 | 53,111 | 17,543 |  9,059 |    892 |  2,999 |   1,545
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Public 2-year ...........................|  482,454 |  386,804 | 44,133 | 26,141 | 11,258 |  3,539 |  1,095 |   9,484
  Professional staff ....................|  336,661 |  283,455 | 22,885 | 12,701 |  7,383 |  2,219 |    617 |   7,401
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|   21,806 |   18,049 |  2,109 |    918 |    357 |    239 |      5 |     129
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|  272,434 |  231,818 | 15,936 |  9,598 |  6,071 |  1,625 |    476 |   6,910
    Instruction and research assistants .|    3,401 |    2,840 |    267 |     95 |     38 |     11 |      5 |     145
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|   39,020 |   30,748 |  4,573 |  2,090 |    917 |    344 |    131 |     217
  Nonprofessional staff .................|  145,793 |  103,349 | 21,248 | 13,440 |  3,875 |  1,320 |    478 |   2,083
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Private 2-year ..........................|   26,141 |   21,966 |  1,854 |  1,109 |    442 |    255 |     59 |     456
  Professional staff ....................|   19,478 |   16,742 |  1,216 |    609 |    335 |    147 |     48 |     381
    Executive/administrative/managerial .|    2,735 |    2,375 |    157 |     75 |     33 |     41 |      4 |      50
    Faculty (instruction and research) ..|   12,213 |   10,643 |    674 |    329 |    223 |     59 |     25 |     260
    Instruction and research assistants .|      313 |      241 |     25 |     10 |     12 |      1 |      0 |      24
    Non-faculty professionals ...........|    4,217 |    3,483 |    360 |    195 |     67 |     46 |     19 |      47
  Nonprofessional staff .................|    6,663 |    5,224 |    638 |    500 |    107 |    108 |     11 |      75
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Staff" survey. (This table was prepared January 1998.)


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