2009 Facts About the CSU

Faculty/Staff Demographics

Faculty/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 2008 Number  Percent 
Total Employees 47,029 100% 
 Faculty 23,581 50.1 
 Professional 10,632 22.6 
 Clerical & Secretarial 4,945 10.5 
 Technical &  Paraprofessional 3,105 6.6 
 Service & Maintenance 2,170 4.6 
 Management 1,551 3.3 
 Skilled Crafts 1,045 2.2 
 
Total Faculty 23,581 100% 
 Full-time* 12,019 51.0 
 Part-time* 11,562 49.0 
 
Full-time Faculty 12,019 100%
 by Gender
 Male 6,688 44.4 
 Female 5,331 55.6 

 by Age
 29 and younger 149 1.2 
 30 - 39 2,428 20.2 
 40 - 49 3,142 26.1 
 50 - 59 3,915 32.6 
 60 and older 2,385 19.8 

 by Ethnicity
 African American 475 4.0 
 Native American 73 0.6 
 Asian American 1,791 14.9 
 Latino 985 8.2 
 White, non-Latino 8,320 69.2 
 Other/Unknown 375 3.1 

 by Academic Rank
 Professor 4,493 37.4 
 Associate Professor 2,689 22.4 
 Assistant Professor 2,903 24.2 
 Instructor 8 0.1 
 Lecturer 1,926 16.0 

Note: Data exclude student employees, intermittent employees, employees on leave without pay, and faculty in extension, summer and special sessions.

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