EDUCATION
October 1, 2001
Volume 79, Number 40
CENEAR 79 40 pp. 98-99
ISSN 0009-2347

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Women in academia
Share of tenured chemistry faculty at top 50 universities still only about one in nine
FULL PROFESSOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ALL FACULTY
TOTAL WOMEN % TOTAL WOMEN % TOTAL WOMEN % TOTAL WOMEN %
Arizona State Ua 20 1 5% 2 0 0% 10 2 20% 32 3 9%
California Inst. of Technology 20 2 10 3 0 0 4 1 25 27 3 11
Columbia U 16 1 6 1 0 0 5 1 20 22 2 9
Cornell Ub 25 1 4 5 1 20 4 0 0 34 2 6
Florida State U 21 3 14 7 0 0 8 3 38 36 6 17
Georgia Inst. of Technologya 18 0 0 4 0 0 13 3 23 35 3 9
Harvard Ub 15 1 7 0 0 nm 5 1 20 20 2 10
Indiana U, Bloomington 16 0 0 4 0 0 8 2 25 28 2 7
Johns Hopkins U 11 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 33 16 1 6
Lousiana State U 16 0 0 9 1 11 4 2 50 29 3 10
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 22 3 14 2 0 0 6 1 17 30 4 13
Northwestern U 20.5 0 0 0 0 nm 3 1 33 23.5 1 4
Ohio State U 23 1 4 9 1 11 7 2 29 39 4 10
Pennsylvania State U 17 1 6 6 2 33 7 3 43 30 6 20
Princeton U 20 0 0 4 3 75 3 0 0 27 3 11
Purdue U 35 4 11 5 2 40 7 1 14 47 7 15
Rutgers U 27 5 19 7 3 43 5 2 40 39 10 26
Stanford U 18 1 6 3 0 0 4 0 0 25 1 4
State U of New York, Buffalo 22 0 0 7 1 14 3 0 0 32 1 3
State U of New York, Stony Brook 15 2 13 8 2 25 3 1 33 26 5 19
Texas A&M U 35 2 6 3 1 33 5 1 20 43 4 9
U of Akron 11 1 9 1 1 100 4 0 0 16 2 13
U of Arizona 24 4 17 4 0 0 5 0 0 33 4 12
U of California, Berkeley 38 3 8 4 1 25 9 1 11 51 5 10
U of Califorrnia, Irvine 25 2 8 3 1 33 7 1 14 35 4 11
U of California, Los Angelesa 36 4 11 8 3 38 9 3 33 53 10 19
U of California, San Diegoa 26 3 12 7 1 14 6 0 0 39 4 10
U of California, Santa Barbara 20 1 5 5 1 20 5 0 0 30 2 7
U of Chicago 21 1 5 2 0 0 3 1 33 26 2 8
U of Colorado, Bouldera 26 4 15 5 1 20 8 2 25 39 7 18
U of Florida 32 1 3 10 2 20 4 1 25 46 4 9
U of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 28 2 7 2 1 50 9 1 11 39 4 10
U of Kansas 12 2 17 7 1 14 5 3 60 24 6 25
U of Maryland, College Parka 25 4 16 13 2 15 9 1 11 47 7 15
U of Massachusetts, Amherst 14 1 7 9 1 11 4 0 0 27 2 7
U of Michigan 30 2 7 5 1 20 6 1 17 41 4 10
U of Minnesota, Minneapolis 20 1 5 8 2 25 12 1 8 40 4 10
U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 25 2 8 1 1 100 13 2 15 39 5 13
U of Notre Damea 17 0 0 4 0 0 7 3 43 28 3 11
U of Oklahomaa 15 0 0 4 1 25 6 2 33 25 3 12
U of Pennyslvania 23 2 9 4 0 0 4 1 25 31 3 10
U of Pittsburgh 13 0 0 8 2 25 8 1 13 29 3 10
U of South Carolina 17 0 0 4 1 25 6 1 17 27 2 7
U of Southern California 20.5 1 5 3 0 0 3 1 33 26.5 2 8
U of Texas, Austina 35 1 3 4 1 25 9 1 11 48 3 6
U of Utah 20 1 5 5 1 20 5 1 20 30 3 10
U of Virginia 19 0 0 4 1 25 2 0 0 25 1 4
U of Washington 27 0 0 6 2 33 7 2 29 40 4 10
U of Wisconsin, Madison 36 2 6 0 0 nm 6 1 17 42 3 7
Yale U 18 1 6 2 0 0 3 1 33 23 2 9
TOTAL 1,106 74 7% 233 46 20% 301 61 20% 1,640 181 11%
NOTE: Appointments as of 2001–02 academic year. a Chemistry and biochemistry. b Chemistry and chemical biology. nm = not meaningful.

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