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  • Of the 14,100 full-time faculty at HBCUs in 2001, 72 percent were members of minority groups. Of full-time faculty, 58 percent were male and 42 percent were female. Blacks constituted 60 percent of the full-time faculty at HBCUs and Whites constituted 27 percent (derived from table A-46).
  • In 2001, 54,551 persons were employed at HBCUs, of which 76 percent were Black (table A-42).
  • In 2001-02, average salaries of full-time instructional faculty on 9-month contracts at HBCUs were 81 percent of what they were in all institutions. Since 1976-77, the average salaries at HBCUs have been around 80 percent of those at all institutions (ranging from 79 to 84 percent) (table A-49).

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