Full-time instructional staff with tenure in degree-granting institutions, by academic rank and sex, 2001-2002 (vertical bar chart): All ranks: female, 41.5%; male, 56.5%. Professor: female, 90.7%; male, 92.3%. Associate professor: female, 75.9%; male, 75.4%; Assistant professor: female, 11.1%; male, 9.1%.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Digest of education statistics, 2003; Chapter 3. Available from: http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d03/list_tables.asp