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Progress-- slow, slow, slow progress but progress


Since 2001, the percentage of faculty members who are women has risen steadily from 8.9 percent to 12.3 percent. Last year, more than 21 percent of engineering doctorates went to women, which is an increase of almost 20 percent from 10 years ago.

Percentage of Engineering Faculty Members who Are Women or Minorities, Fall 2008
Women: 12.3%
African-American: 2.5%
Asian: 22.7%
Hispanic: 3.5%

(and yes this includes engineering facility from University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, and Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico).

Thanks to ASEE for compiling this. Now if only we could get the data broken out by gender by race/ethnicity!