CSU Facts 2008
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Faculty and Staff Demographics

The CSU’s renowned faculty is well-known for their teaching skills as well as their significant contributions to research. CSU staff and administrators provide the vital infrastructure to fulfill the CSU mission. The faculty and staff together have made the CSU a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education.

FALL 2007 Number  Percent 
Total Employees 47,124 100% 
 Faculty 24,066 51.0 
 Professional 10,309 21.9 
 Clerical & Secretarial 4,919 10.4 
 Technical &  Paraprofessional 3,094 6.6 
 Service & Maintenance 2,166 4.6 
 Management 1,540 3.3 
 Skilled Crafts 1,030 2.2 
 
Total Faculty 24,066 100% 
 Full-time* 12,063 50.1 
 Part-time* 12,003 49.9 
 
Full-time Faculty    
 by Gender
 Male 6,758 56.0 
 Female 5,305 44.0 

 by Age
 29 and younger 176 1.5 
 30 - 39 2,422 20.0 
 40 - 49 3,105 25.7 
 50 - 59 4,086 33.9 
 60 and older 2,274 18.9 

 by Ethnicity
 African American 475 3.9 
 Native American 75 0.6 
 Asian American 1,733 14.4 
 Latino 983 8.1 
 White, non-Latino 8,440 70.0 
 Other/Unknown 357 3.0 

 by Academic Rank
 Professor 4,503 37.3 
 Associate Professor 2,595 21.5 
 Assistant Professor 2,898 24.0 
 Instructor 7 0.1 
 Lecturer 2,060 17.1 

Note: Data exclude student employees, intermittent employees, employees on leave w/o pay, and faculty in extension, summer and special sessions.

*Full-time category includes lecturers working on a fulltime basis, and part-time category includes tenure-track faculty working on a part-time basis such as those in the faculty early retirement program.


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Last Updated: May 22, 2008