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TABLE 5-4 Tenure Award Rates by Gender and Discipline

Discipline

Male

Female

Total

Granted

Not Granted

Percentage Not Granted

Granted

Not Granted

Percentage Not Granted

All fields

548

85

13.4

115

10

8.0

758

Biology

89

15

14.4

33

5

13.2

142

Chemistry

79

22

21.8

18

0

0.0

119

Civil engineering

76

15

16.5

15

3

20.0

109

Electrical engineering

91

10

9.9

12

0

0.0

113

Mathematics

106

16

13.1

23

1

4.2

146

Physics

107

7

6.1

14

1

6.7

129

NOTE: In 1 case, the gender of the individual up for tenure was unknown, and in 9 cases, the tenure outcome was not reported.

SOURCE: Survey of departments conducted by the Committee on Gender Differences in Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty.



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