TABLE 5-2 Gender of Full-Time Faculty Members in Departments of Mathematics and Statistics at 4-Year Colleges and Universities and in Departments of Statistics at Universities

Department Number of 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Mathematics Full-time faculty 16,863 16,022 17,849 19,411 18,248 19,779 21,885 22,294
Women 1,686
(10%)
2,243
(14%)
2,677
(15%)
3,843
(20%)
3,880
(21%)
4,346
(22%)
5,641
(26%)
6,417
(29%)
Statistics Full-time faculty NA NA 740 735 988 1,022 946 1,265
Women NA NA 74
(10%)
105
(14%)
107
(11%)
179
(18%)
211
(22%)
327
(26%)

NOTE: 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, and 1995 data from CBMS, 1997, Statistical Abstract of Undergraduate Programs in the Mathematical Sciences in the United States, Fall 1995 CBMS Survey, Table SF8, available at http://www.ams.org/profession/data/cbms-survey/cbms1995; 2000 and 2005 data from CBMS, 2007, Table F.1; 2010 data from CBMS, 2012, Table F.1.



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