Women Faculty Data

UW ADVANCE collects data annually to track the number of women faculty in 19 ADVANCE departments at the University of Washington.

22.2%:

the percentage of women tenured and tenure-track engineering faculty at the University of Washington.

15.6%:

the national percentage of women tenured and tenure-track engineering faculty.

The original 19 ADVANCE departments have seen a 93% increase in the number of tenured and tenure-track women faculty since UW ADVANCE began in 2001.

STEM women ladder faculty at UW compared to national average

(data from original ADVANCE departments, see right box)

Bar chart showing increase in percent women engineering faculty to: National 15.2%, UW CoE 21.7%, UW CAS 22.3%

  • 93% increase in the number of tenured or tenure-track women faculty in UW ADVANCE departments 2001-2015
  • 115% increase in the number of tenured or tenure-track women faculty in the College of Engineering 2001-2015
  • 75% increase in the number of tenured or tenure-track women faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences, science division 2001-2015

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