ERIC Number: ED485364
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
2004 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:04) Report on Faculty and Instructional Staff in Fall 2003. E.D. TAB. NCES 2005-172
Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Fahimi, Mansour; Bradburn, Ellen M.; Zimbler, Linda
US Department of Education
This document describes the faculty and instructional staff in public and private not-for-profit postsecondary institutions offering an associate's or higher degree in fall 2003. The employment status, race/ethnicity, gender, tenure status, and compensation of faculty and instructional staff are presented by institution type and program area. Results include, but are not limited to: (1) Among faculty and instructional staff in all institution types, 56 percent were employed full time and 44 percent were employed part time in fall 2003 (table 1); (2) About two-thirds (67 percent) of faculty employed in public associate's institutions reported working part time, compared with 22 to 55 percent of faculty at other types of institutions (table 1); and (3) The largest proportion of full-time faculty and instructional staff were White (80 percent), compared with Asian/Pacific Islander (9 percent), Black (5 percent), Hispanic (3 percent), and other racial/ethnic groups (2 percent; table 2). The following are appended: (1) Glossary; and (2) Technical Notes and Methodology. (Contains 18 tables.)
Descriptors: Employment Level, College Faculty, Ethnic Groups, National Surveys, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; MPR Associates, Berkeley, CA.; Research Triangle Inst., Durham, NC.