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System-wide Faculty and Staff Headcount by Classification, Race/Ethnicity, International Status1, and Gender
(for Fall in Academic Years 2003-04 through 2007-08)
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    2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty American Indian or Alaska Native 10 9 10 8 7
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 281 297 328 314 386
  Black or African American 58 60 63 65 67
  Hispanic or Latino 53 56 62 66 74
  White and Other 2,012 2,025 2,017 2,034 2,029
Subtotal 2,414 2,447 2,480 2,514 2,563
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 402 422 463 480 534
  Percent Ethnic Minority 16.7% 17.2% 18.7% 19.1% 20.8%
  Percent International 4.6% 5.4% 7.0% 5.3% 5.7%
  Percent Women 26.3% 26.4% 27.0% 28.0% 28.8%

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty & Lecturers American Indian or Alaska Native 5 4 8 7 8
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 203 248 266 305 309
  Black or African American 36 44 56 63 60
  Hispanic or Latino 46 46 49 51 61
  White and Other 1,329 1,349 1,395 1,432 1,475
  Subtotal 1,619 1,691 1,774 1,858 1,913
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 290 342 379 426 438
  Percent Ethnic Minority 17.9% 20.2% 21.4% 22.9% 22.9%
Percent International 16.9% 19.0% 19.7% 19.0% 20.1%
  Percent Women 48.5% 47.0% 47.9% 48.4% 48.4%

Administrative Staff American Indian or Alaska Native 7 7 10 8 8
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 11 17 18 23 27
  Black or African American 60 69 89 93 97
  Hispanic or Latino 22 29 36 38 35
  White and Other 1,693 1,820 1,962 2,075 2,083
  Subtotal 1,793 1,942 2,115 2,237 2,250
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 100 122 153 162 167
  Percent Ethnic Minority 5.6% 6.3% 7.2% 7.2% 7.4%
Percent International 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
  Percent Women 63.1% 64.5% 63.2% 62.8% 62.8%

Professional Staff American Indian or Alaska Native 6 5 3 7 12
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 176 176 171 165 149
  Black or African American 48 49 38 39 53
  Hispanic or Latino 31 28 26 29 33
  White and Other 1,805 1,804 1,781 1,779 1,786
  Subtotal 2,066 2,062 2,019 2,019 2,033
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 261 258 238 240 247
  Percent Ethnic Minority 12.6% 12.5% 11.8% 11.9% 12.1%
Percent International 7.0% 6.7% 6.7% 5.5% 5.4%
  Percent Women 44.4% 44.1% 43.0% 43.4% 44.7%

Extension Educators American Indian or Alaska Native 0 0 0 0 0
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
  Black or African American 4 4 4 5 7
  Hispanic or Latino 1 1 3 3 2
  White and Other 250 258 265 259 287
  Subtotal 255 263 272 267 296
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 5 5 7 8 9
  Percent Ethnic Minority 2.0% 1.9% 2.6% 3.0% 3.0%
Percent International 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
  Percent Women 58.8% 59.3% 59.9% 62.5% 64.2%

Clerical Staff American Indian or Alaska Native 10 13 14 12 14
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 18 20 23 21 19
  Black or African American 42 40 43 37 39
  Hispanic or Latino 38 34 39 42 41
  White and Other 1,706 1,717 1,714 1,692 1,646
  Subtotal 1,814 1,824 1,833 1,804 1,759
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 108 107 119 112 113
  Percent Ethnic Minority 6.0% 5.9% 6.5% 6.2% 6.4%
Percent International 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
  Percent Women 97.0% 96.7% 96.6% 97.1% 96.7%

Service Staff American Indian or Alaska Native 16 15 17 13 21
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 58 57 65 75 81
  Black or African American 96 100 112 100 97
  Hispanic or Latino 91 90 90 100 105
  White and Other 2,388 2,408 2,462 2,547 2,539
  Subtotal 2,649 2,670 2,746 2,835 2,843
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 261 262 284 288 304
  Percent Minority 9.9% 9.8% 10.3% 10.2% 10.7%
Percent International 1.1% 1.1% 1.4% 1.1% 0.7%
  Percent Women 41.5% 41.0% 41.4% 42.3% 41.9%

Graduate Assistants American Indian or Alaska Native 9 9 10 10 16
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 1,837 1,844 1,870 1,866 1,839
  Black or African American 182 212 222 226 239
  Hispanic or Latino 209 222 216 207 235
  White and Other 2,288 2,340 2,360 2,387 2,406
  Subtotal 4,525 4,627 4,678 4,696 4,735
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 2,237 2,287 2,318 2,309 2,329
  Percent Ethnic Minority 49.4% 49.4% 49.6% 49.2% 49.2%
Percent International 51.0% 50.2% 49.4% 48.4% 47.1%
  Percent Women 39.7% 39.3% 39.4% 40.2% 40.0%

Total Purdue Compensated American Indian or Alaska Native 63 62 72 65 86
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 2,584 2,659 2,741 2,796 2,810
  Black or African American 526 578 627 628 659
  Hispanic or Latino 491 506 521 536 586
  White and Other 13,471 13,721 13,956 14,205 14,251
  Subtotal 17,135 17,526 17,917 18,230 18,392
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 3,664 3,805 3,961 4,025 4,141
  Percent Ethnic Minority 21.4% 21.7% 22.1% 22.1% 22.5%
Percent International 16.8% 16.9% 16.8% 16.0% 15.8%
  Percent Women 48.3% 48.1% 48.2% 48.8% 48.7%

Externally Compensated:
Adjunct Faculty2
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 2 1 1 1
  Asian, Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander 53 52 54 55 62
  Black or African American 11 10 8 8 9
  Hispanic or Latino 7 6 8 7 7
  White and Other 402 401 404 414 401
  Subtotal 475 471 475 485 480
  Subtotal Ethnic Minorities 73 70 71 71 79
  Percent Ethnic Minority 15.4% 14.9% 14.9% 14.6% 16.5%
Percent International 11.8% 11.5% 11.4% 11.1% 16.7%
  Percent Women 20.4% 21.0% 21.5% 22.1% 20.2%

Total Faculty and Staff 17,610 17,997 18,392 18,715 18,872

1The race/ethnicity counts include international faculty and staff. Percent international is based upon visa and citizenship codes.
2Includes PU/IUPUI Adjunct Faculty.

Source: Human Resource Services


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