The article discusses gender and racial diversity in the U.S. college and university faculty. Based on data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the total number of full-time minority teachers increased from 36,883 in 1975 to 64,235 in 1991, equivalent to a 74.16% increase. Minorities' relative share of the total faculty increased from 8.25% in 1975 to 12.34 % in 1991. Based on data inputs from 3,285 reporting units, EEOC reported that the percentage of faculty members who are women increased to 31.75% in 1991 from 28.5% in 1987.
Elmore, G. C., & Balmert, M. E. (1995). A profile of college and university faculty: Minorities and women in advertising, communication, journalism, media studies, public relations and related fields. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 24(2), 66–81.