Faculty Demographics Over Time

Harvard Faculty Demographics over Time

Notes

  1. Ladder faculty counts are as of 9/1 of each academic year and may vary from those published by individual Schools due to differences in when data are pulled.
  2. Tenured faculty include the ranks of tenured Professor, tenured Professor in Practice (in the Graduate School of Design), and Professor in Residence.
  3. Tenure-track faculty include the ranks of Convertible Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor in Practice, and Associate Professor in Practice.
  4. Clinical and hospital-affiliated faculty in the Medical and Dental Schools are listed in our full annual report.

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Data Tables

Tenured White Men White Women Minority Men Minority Women Total Minorities Total Women Total Women and Minorities
2012 67% (675) 19% (188) 11% (114) 4% (38) 15% (152) 22% (226) 33% (340)
2013 65% (672) 19% (199) 12% (121) 4% (46) 16% (167) 24% (245) 35% (366)
2014 63% (662) 20% (206) 12% (128) 5% (48) 27% (176) 24% (254) 37% (382)
2015 63% (667) 20% (207) 12% (130) 5% (51) 17% (181) 24% (258) 37% (388)
2016 61% (655) 20% (217) 13% (138) 5% (56) 18% (194) 26% (273) 39% (411)
2017 61% (658) 20% (222) 13% (145) 5% (59) 19% (204) 26% (281) 39% (426)
2018 60% (652) 21% (227) 14% (149) 6% (63) 19% (212) 27% (290) 40% (439)
2019 59% (646) 21% (229) 14% (148) 6% (65) 20% (213) 27% (294) 41% (442)
2020 59% (628) 21% (223) 14% (149) 6% (65) 20% (214) 27% (288) 41% (437)
2021 57% (620) 21% (227) 14% (149) 6% (67) 20% (216) 28% (294) 42% (443)
2022 57% (610) 22% (233) 14% (152) 7% (72 21% (224) 29% (305) 43% (457)

 

 

Tenure-Track White Men White Women Minority Men Minority Women Total Minorities Total Women Total Women and/or Minorities
2012 46% (213) 25% (115) 17% (79) 12% (53) 29% (132) 37% (168) 54% (247)
2013 46% (193) 25% (104) 18% (78) 11% (47) 30% (125) 36% (151) 54% (229)
2014 43% (174) 25% (103) 20% (80) 12% (48) 32% (128) 37% (151) 57% (231)
2015 42% (167) 26% (104) 19% (77) 13% (52) 32% (129) 39% (156) 58% (233)
2016 42% (170) 26% (106) 19% (77) 13% (52) 32% (129) 39% (158) 58% (235)
2017 42% (163) 26% (103) 19% (73) 13% (52) 32% (125) 40% (155) 58% (228)
2018 41% (160) 27% (104) 19% (72) 14% (53) 32% (125) 40% (157) 59% (229)
2019 39% (156) 26% (103) 21% (82) 14% (55) 35% (137) 40% (158) 61% (240)
2020 37% (151) 27% (110) 20% (83) 15% (61) 36% (144) 42% (171) 63% (254)
2021 36% (146) 27% (109) 22% (90) 15% (60) 37% (150) 42% (169) 64% (259)
2022 34% (133) 28% (109) 23% (90) 16% (62) 39% (152) 43% (171) 66% (261)

 

 

All Ladder Faculty White Men White Women Minority Men Minority Women Total Minorities Total Women Total Women and/or Minorities
2012 60% (888) 21% (303) 13% (193) 6% (91) 19% (284) 27% (394) 40% (587)
2013 59% (865) 21% (303) 14% (199) 6% (93) 20% (292) 27% (396) 41% (595)
2014 58% (836) 21% (309) 14% (208) 7% (96) 21% (304) 28% (405) 42% (613)
2015 57% (834) 21% (311) 14% (207) 7% (103) 21% (310) 28% (414) 43% (621)
2016 56% (825) 22% (323) 15% (215) 7% (108) 22% (323) 29% (431) 44% (646)
2017 56% (821) 22% (325) 15% (218) 8% (111) 22% (329) 30% (436) 44% (654)
2018 55% (812) 22% (331) 15% (221) 8% (116) 23% (337) 30% (447) 45% (668)
2019 54% (802) 22% (332) 15% (230) 8% (120) 24% (350) 30% (452) 46% (682)
2020 53% (779) 23% (333) 16% (232) 9% (126) 24% (358) 31% (459) 47% (691)
2021 52% (766) 23% (336) 16% (239) 9% (127) 25% (366) 32% (463) 48% (702)
2022 51% (743) 23% (342) 17% (242) 9% (134) 26% (376) 33% (476) 49% (718)