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Table 232. -  Full-time and part-time instructional faculty and staff in institutions of higher education, by faculty characteristics and field: Fall 1992
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                          | Number, |  All  |ture and |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |  and
         Faculty          |   in    |fields |  home   |        |Educa- |Engineer-| Fine  |       |Humani- |Natural | Social |  not
     characteristics      |thousands|       |economics|Business| tion  |   ing   | arts  |Health |  ties  |sciences|sciences|reported
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__________________________|_________|_______|_________|________|_______|_________|_______|_______|________|________|________|________
                          |                                Full-time instructional faculty and staff
                          |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 Full-time, in thousands .|     528 |   --- |      11 |     40 |    37 |      24 |    32 |    79 |     74 |    102 |     58 |     62
 Percent .................|     --- | 100.0 |     2.2 |    7.7 |   7.1 |     4.7 |   6.1 |  15.3 |   14.2 |   19.5 |   11.2 |   11.9
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                          |         |                          Percentage distribution of full-time faculty
                          |_________|________________________________________________________________________________________________
   Total..................|     528 | 100.0 |   100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 |   100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0
                          |_________|_______|_________|________|_______|_________|_______|_______|________|________|________|________
Sex                       |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Male....................|     353 |  66.8 |    75.3 |   68.9 |  48.9 |    93.9 |  67.0 |  49.9 |   58.6 |   79.9 |   72.5 |   69.6
  Female..................|     176 |  33.2 |    24.7 |   31.2 |  51.1 |     6.1 |  33.0 |  50.1 |   41.4 |   20.1 |   27.5 |   30.4
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Race/ethnicity            |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  White, non-Hispanic ....|     457 |  86.5 |    90.8 |   88.5 |  84.7 |    76.6 |  88.6 |  85.9 |   88.1 |   85.8 |   87.3 |   88.1
  Black, non-Hispanic ....|      27 |   5.2 |     3.9 |    4.1 |   9.4 |     2.8 |   5.8 |   5.6 |    4.2 |    3.6 |    6.2 |    6.0
  Hispanic................|      14 |   2.6 |     1.8 |    1.6 |   3.3 |     3.1 |   2.5 |   2.3 |    4.1 |    1.9 |    2.8 |    2.5
  Asian/Pacific Islander .|      28 |   5.2 |     2.9 |    4.8 |   1.6 |    16.8 |   2.7 |   6.0 |    3.2 |    8.3 |    3.3 |    2.9
  American Indian/        |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
    Alaskan Native .......|       3 |   0.5 |     0.7 |    1.0 |   1.0 |     0.7 |   0.5 |   0.2 |    0.5 |    0.3 |    0.5 |    0.4
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Age                       |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Under 30 ...............|       8 |   1.4 |     0.4 |    1.2 |   1.1 |     1.3 |   1.3 |   1.1 |    1.7 |    1.5 |    0.8 |    2.4
  30 to 34 ...............|      35 |   6.7 |     7.3 |    6.3 |   3.5 |    11.0 |   6.2 |   8.4 |    4.7 |    6.7 |    7.3 |    6.8
  35 to 39 ...............|      67 |  12.6 |     9.1 |   13.5 |   7.7 |    13.1 |  13.1 |  16.2 |    9.6 |   13.9 |   13.0 |   12.3
  40 to 44 ...............|      90 |  17.1 |    15.7 |   16.6 |  17.6 |    16.9 |  17.7 |  21.8 |   13.4 |   15.8 |   16.4 |   17.9
  45 to 49 ...............|      98 |  18.5 |    17.7 |   20.9 |  19.7 |    14.8 |  18.5 |  19.2 |   19.9 |   17.2 |   17.9 |   17.7
  50 to 54 ...............|      95 |  18.0 |    18.4 |   16.2 |  21.1 |    12.2 |  17.2 |  13.3 |   21.4 |   19.3 |   19.2 |   18.4
  55 to 59 ...............|      67 |  12.7 |    14.4 |   11.7 |  14.1 |    15.0 |  14.1 |   9.6 |   14.7 |   13.5 |   12.2 |   12.4
  60 to 64 ...............|      45 |   8.4 |    11.4 |    7.9 |  10.5 |    10.6 |   7.9 |   7.6 |    9.9 |    7.4 |    9.2 |    7.3
  65 or older ............|      24 |   4.5 |     5.7 |    5.7 |   4.7 |     5.0 |   4.1 |   2.8 |    4.8 |    4.7 |    4.1 |    5.0
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Degree                    |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Less than bachelor's....|       6 |   1.2 |     0.2 |    0.5 |   0.3 |     2.0 |   0.7 |   1.2 |  (\1\) |    0.2 |    0.1 |    6.2
  Bachelor's..............|      21 |   4.0 |     5.7 |    4.5 |   2.9 |     5.2 |   5.4 |   5.8 |    1.3 |    2.8 |    0.7 |    8.2
  Master's................|     156 |  29.7 |    22.0 |   38.4 |  30.8 |    18.7 |  56.2 |  30.1 |   31.7 |   22.2 |   19.3 |   33.6
  Professional............|      58 |  11.1 |     4.4 |    4.5 |   2.9 |     2.3 |   4.3 |  42.9 |    2.4 |    4.5 |    3.5 |   17.1
  Doctoral................|     284 |  54.0 |    67.8 |   52.0 |  63.2 |    71.8 |  33.4 |  20.0 |   64.6 |   70.3 |   76.4 |   35.0
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Rank                      |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Full professor..........|     161 |  30.4 |    41.4 |   24.7 |  24.3 |    36.8 |  32.0 |  21.2 |   33.1 |   37.0 |   36.8 |   26.9
  Associate professor.....|     124 |  23.4 |    22.6 |   25.5 |  29.5 |    28.0 |  25.4 |  23.0 |   22.4 |   22.5 |   24.8 |   19.3
  Assistant professor.....|     124 |  23.5 |    19.3 |   25.6 |  22.9 |    22.5 |  21.4 |  32.9 |   19.3 |   20.7 |   24.3 |   23.0
  Instructor..............|      74 |  14.0 |    10.8 |   16.7 |  13.2 |    10.4 |  10.3 |  16.9 |   14.9 |   11.7 |    7.9 |   21.7
  Lecturer................|      12 |   2.2 |     1.0 |    1.3 |   2.5 |     0.9 |   2.8 |   2.3 |    3.9 |    1.7 |    1.7 |    2.7
  Other...................|      17 |   3.2 |     3.2 |    2.2 |   5.5 |     0.5 |   3.3 |   2.5 |    1.9 |    2.4 |    2.0 |    3.6
  No rank ................|      17 |   3.2 |     1.7 |    4.0 |   1.9 |     1.0 |   4.8 |   1.4 |    4.7 |    3.9 |    2.5 |    3.0
                          |_________|_______|_________|________|_______|_________|_______|_______|________|________|________|________
                          |                                Part-time instructional faculty and staff
                          |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 Part-time, in thousands .|     377 |  ---  |       3 |     35 |    31 |      12 |    33 |    45 |     60 |     60 |     34 |     60
 Percent .................|     --- | 100.0 |     0.7 |    9.3 |   8.3 |     3.1 |   8.8 |  12.0 |   16.2 |   16.2 |    9.1 |   16.2
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                          |         |                          Percentage distribution of part-time faculty
                          |_________|________________________________________________________________________________________________
   Total..................|     377 | 100.0 |   100.0 |  100.0 | 100.0 |   100.0 | 100.0 | 100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0
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Sex                       |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Male....................|     209 |  55.4 |    48.0 |   70.0 |  32.7 |    92.0 |  51.7 |  43.5 |   41.0 |   67.8 |   56.9 |   63.9
  Female..................|     168 |  44.6 |    52.0 |   30.0 |  67.3 |     8.0 |  48.3 |  56.5 |   59.0 |   32.2 |   43.2 |   36.1
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Race/ethnicity            |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  White, non-Hispanic ....|     333 |  88.3 |    98.9 |   89.6 |  87.7 |    86.5 |  89.3 |  88.2 |   87.4 |   87.5 |   87.2 |   90.2
  Black, non-Hispanic ....|      18 |   4.8 |     0.0 |    5.1 |   8.0 |     1.9 |   5.1 |   5.7 |    3.3 |    4.1 |    6.6 |    4.6
  Hispanic................|      11 |   3.0 |     1.1 |    2.7 |   2.0 |     2.0 |   2.6 |   1.6 |    5.8 |    2.5 |    2.7 |    2.9
  Asian/Pacific Islander .|      12 |   3.2 |   (\1\) |    2.1 |   1.5 |     7.6 |   2.3 |   4.0 |    2.8 |    5.2 |    3.1 |    2.3
  American Indian/        |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
    Alaskan Native .......|       2 |   0.6 |   (\1\) |    0.6 |   0.9 |     1.9 |   0.6 |   0.5 |    0.8 |    0.7 |    0.5 |    0.1
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Age                       |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Under 30 ...............|      20 |   5.4 |     8.4 |    2.2 |   2.4 |     7.9 |   4.3 |   4.6 |    6.6 |    6.8 |    7.6 |    5.4
  30 to 34 ...............|      36 |   9.5 |     5.9 |    7.3 |   3.6 |     8.9 |  11.1 |  11.1 |   10.6 |   11.2 |    8.3 |    9.7
  35 to 39 ...............|      59 |  15.6 |    18.9 |   13.3 |   7.3 |    21.9 |  18.6 |  22.8 |   11.5 |   13.1 |   16.2 |   19.8
  40 to 44 ...............|      70 |  18.6 |    22.1 |   17.1 |  26.7 |    16.0 |  21.0 |  20.4 |   15.6 |   15.2 |   16.7 |   21.1
  45 to 49 ...............|      68 |  18.0 |    16.2 |   23.1 |  18.8 |    12.8 |  14.3 |  14.1 |   20.6 |   16.8 |   16.6 |   19.8
  50 to 54 ...............|      45 |  12.0 |     6.9 |   15.4 |  13.3 |     9.2 |  10.2 |  11.1 |   13.5 |   13.0 |   12.8 |    9.4
  55 to 59 ...............|      29 |   7.6 |     7.5 |    7.7 |   8.6 |     6.3 |   8.7 |   4.9 |    8.9 |    8.4 |    8.8 |    6.5
  60 to 64 ...............|      23 |   6.1 |    10.0 |    6.0 |   8.6 |     7.2 |   5.7 |   2.9 |    6.1 |    8.7 |    6.7 |    4.1
  65 or older ............|      27 |   7.1 |     4.2 |    7.8 |  10.7 |     9.9 |   6.2 |   8.1 |    6.7 |    6.7 |    6.4 |    4.3
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Degree                    |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Less than bachelor's....|      17 |   4.7 |     1.8 |    2.2 |   0.7 |    13.4 |   3.6 |   9.6 |    0.3 |    1.9 |    0.1 |   13.0
  Bachelor's..............|      63 |  17.0 |    30.2 |   21.3 |  14.0 |    27.5 |  21.8 |  17.5 |    7.3 |   22.2 |    6.0 |   21.4
  Master's................|     190 |  51.6 |    52.8 |   59.6 |  61.3 |    32.5 |  66.3 |  26.4 |   71.9 |   53.0 |   53.3 |   34.1
  Professional............|      40 |  10.7 |     8.6 |    8.1 |   0.7 |   (\1\) |   1.6 |  38.2 |    2.0 |    4.7 |    6.2 |   21.5
  Doctoral................|      59 |  16.0 |     6.6 |    8.8 |  23.4 |    26.6 |   6.7 |   8.4 |   18.5 |   18.2 |   34.3 |    9.9
                          |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
Rank                      |         |       |         |        |       |         |       |       |        |        |        |
  Full professor..........|      32 |   8.6 |     8.8 |    8.5 |   7.4 |    15.7 |   9.8 |   6.7 |    6.9 |    6.7 |    8.5 |   12.0
  Associate professor.....|      23 |   6.0 |    11.6 |    4.6 |   5.2 |     5.4 |   4.2 |  17.4 |    3.2 |    4.3 |    6.3 |    4.2
  Assistant professor.....|      24 |   6.4 |   (\1\) |    6.4 |   4.9 |     7.4 |   6.9 |  16.9 |    3.5 |    4.3 |    8.8 |    3.4
  Instructor..............|     215 |  57.2 |    55.1 |   60.2 |  57.4 |    50.4 |  56.3 |  45.6 |   60.0 |   62.5 |   51.9 |   61.8
  Lecturer................|      45 |  12.0 |    19.9 |   11.3 |  10.8 |    13.0 |  12.3 |   6.5 |   17.5 |   10.6 |   16.4 |   10.0
  Other...................|      28 |   7.3 |     4.5 |    6.3 |  10.8 |     7.2 |   6.8 |   6.0 |    5.8 |    8.2 |    6.7 |    7.1
  No rank ................|       9 |   2.5 |   (\1\) |    2.8 |   3.6 |     0.8 |   3.9 |   0.9 |    3.0 |    3.5 |    1.4 |    1.5
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\1\Less than 0.05 percent.
---Not applicable.

NOTE.--Because of rounding and survey item nonresponse, details may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF), 1993. (This table was prepared September 1996.)


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