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ENGINEERING ENROLLMENT TRENDS

WOMEN ENGINEERING FACULTY

Between 2001 and 2004, women have increased from 8.9 percent to 10.4 percent of total tenured and tenure-track faculty in engineering. At 18 percent, the largest portion is at the assistant professor level. Full time professors account for slightly less than 6 percent.

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges





WOMEN TENURED/TENURE-TRACK TEACHING FACULTY MEMBERS BY SCHOOL

WOMEN TENURED/TENURE-TRACK TEACHING FACULTY MEMBERS BY SCHOOL
1. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 51
2. Pennsylvania State University 44
3. Georgia Institute of Technology 41
4. Virginia Tech 38
5. Purdue University 36
6. University of Michigan 34
7. Ohio State University 32
8. Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 31
9. Cornell University 29
9. University of Washington 29
11. University of California, Davis 27
11. Texas A&M University 27
11. University of Wisconsin, Madison 27
14. University of California, Berkeley 26
14. University of Texas, Austin 26
16. North Carolina State University 25
17. Arizona State University 24
17. George Washington University 24
17. Northwestern University 24
17. Stanford University 24
21. University of Colorado at Boulder 22
21. University of Minnesota -Twin Cities 22
23. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 21
23. University of Florida 21
23. University of Maryland, College Park 21

Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges


TOP SCHOOLS BY PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN FACULTY MEMBERS*

TOP SCHOOLS BY PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN FACULTY MEMBERS* 2004 Engineering Enrollment
Undergrad (FT) Graduate (FT+PT)
1. California State Polytech. Univ., Pomona 30.0% 3,948 N/A
2. Seattle University 28.0%  322 N/A
3. University of Nevada, Reno 27.1% 1,315 250
4. Santa Clara University 26.5% 470 739
5. OGI School of Science & Eng., OHSU 24.1% N/A 269
6. Tufts University 21.7% 684 503
7. George Washington University 21.6% 428 1,412
8. Mercer University 20.0% 468 102
8. Rowan University 20.0% 485 41
10. California State Univ., Sacramento 19.7% 2,062 610
11. University of Alabama, Huntsville 18.9% 984 574
12. Miami University 18.4% 753 27
13. Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County 18.2% 1,466 328
14. Polytechnic Univ. of Puerto Rico 18.1% 2,493 313
15. Tennessee State University 17.9% 600 85
15. U.S. Naval Academy 17.9% 927 N/A
17. Bucknell University 17.8% 603 24
18. California State Univ., Northridge 17.2% 1,650 408
19. Oakland University 17.0% 909 504
20. Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technology 15.6% 1,630 138
21. University of New Hampshire 15.5% 862 174
22. Duke University 15.4% 992 401
22. Virginia Commonwealth University 15.4% 908 197
24. University of Washington 15.3% 1,496 1,387
25. San Jose State University 14.8% 2,133 1,873
*Minimum 25 faculty members. 307 Total schools reported faculty data. 334 schools reported undergraduate engineering data. 245 schools reported graduate engineering data.


Data source: American Society for Engineering Education
Compiled by Michael Gibbons
Learn more at: www.asee.org/colleges



FEATURES
A NEW ERA - By Corinna Wu
A POWERFUL FORCE - By Alice Daniel
A MIND FOR DESIGN - By Pierre Home-Douglas
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REFRACTIONS: Celebrating Bicentennials - By Henry Petroski
TEACHING TOOLBOX
A BROADER PERSPECTIVE - Some engineering students manage to squeeze study abroad into their tight schedules. - By Margaret Loftus
TEACHING: A Push for Participation - By Phillip Wankat and Frank Oreovicz
BOOK REVIEW: The Engine That Soared - By Robin Tatu
ON CAMPUS: Fuel for Thought - By Lynne Shallcross
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LAST WORD: In Search of a Sputnik Moment - By Daniel Mark Fogel
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TOP SCHOOLS BY PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN FACULTY MEMBERS* WOMEN TENURED/TENURE-TRACK TEACHING FACULTY MEMBERS BY SCHOOL