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2010-11 African American Status Report

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  1. 2010-11 African American Status Report Marcia Gumpertz Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Diversity April 15, 2011

  2. AA Status Report Summary – Undergraduates • Number of AA freshman applications continues to rise. • Number of AA accepted and enrolled as freshmen has been flat since 2003, but percent of admissions has decreased from ~10% to 8%. • Admission rate (31%) is similar to last year (just a bit higher) • NC State is attractive - yield is comparable to other groups. • Average need is $1800 higher this year than last, Average gap between need and award is $5021. • 1-year retention rate is 91%, drops to 81% after 2nd year • Number of Bachelors awarded has declined since 2004

  3. AA Status Report Summary – Graduate Students • Number admitted to masters programs has increased steadily since 2005 • Number admitted to doctoral programs is flat – 53 to 61 per year since 2005 • Number of masters degrees has fluctuated around 100 per year over past 10 years with high of 112 in 2005-06. • Number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans has increased since 2005, but looks flat over past 10 years

  4. AA Status Report Summary – Faculty and Staff • African Americans make up about 16% of staff. Very uneven distribution across job categories • 28 new AA staff hired (8% of all new hires) • AA turnover rate is 11%, compared to 12% for all employees. • High turnover in skilled crafts, very low turnover in technical occupations (TO = number exiting / 2010 total) • Higher proportion of AA EPA professional, clerical, service/maintenance were dismissed than other staff; higher proportion of AA SPA professional staff resigned than other SPA professionals • 3 African American faculty awarded tenure. • One new associate professor hired. • 4 black faculty left NC State. One left the faculty • 3 reclassified to international or “other” race

  5. TOPICS • Purpose of the AA Status Report • Undergraduate Students • Graduate Students • Staff • Faculty • Summary of Status Report

  6. Purpose of the Status Report • Monitor the status and trends of African American students, staff and faculty presence, performance and success • Provide information and analysis to AASAC, UDAC, and the AA Coordinating Committee every year • Provide information and analysis to the senior campus leadership • Assess our progress, pinpoint where we have been successful, where changes are needed • Inform decisions on policy and practice

  7. 2010 Status Report Highlights For AASAC • Undergraduate Students • Applications, Admissions, Scholarships • Graduation rates • Graduate Students • Admissions – Masters and Doctoral Programs • Masters and Doctoral Degrees Conferred • Staff– distribution among occupations, changes from last year • Faculty • 5-year trends, by tenure status

  8. Status of African American Undergraduate Students

  9. Fall Freshman Applications and Admissions - African American

  10. African Americans as Percent of Total Applications, Admissions, Enrolled Freshmen – Fall Semester

  11. Admission Rate (Admitted/Applied) and Yield (Enrolled/Admitted) of African American Freshmen

  12. Demographics of Enrolled Freshmen – Fall 2001-2010

  13. What is happening with AA Admission and Enrollment? • Applications are continuing upward trend • Numbers admitted and enrolled are up from last year, but still similar to 2003, 2004 • Admissions rate (31%) is similar to last year. Yield (45%) is a tad higher than other groups • 2009 NC College-Readiness • 6.5% of AP scorers ≥ 3 were African American • 24% of SAT Takers were African American

  14. What Are We Doing to Increase AA Admits and Enrollments? • K-12 outreach – Hosting high school and middle school groups; CALI grant, SPACE program; Science House, TRIO, many programs… • Embrace NC State – Multicultural Visitation Day • Letters to all admitted students of color • Holistic admissions process • Financial aid – many more students are needing aid, and needing more aid in this economy

  15. 2010-11 NC State Undergraduate Financial Aid Applicants By Ethnicity

  16. Pack Promise – Started in 2006 • Eligibility • No separate application required other than regular financial aid application • Family income at or below 150% of poverty level • Benefits • Have 100% need met for up to 9 semesters of enrollment • Maximum need-based loan of $2,500 per year + $1,500 in FWS • Scholarship and grant funding to meet remaining need • Priority for undergraduate research work-study opportunities, more focused financial aid and academic advising • Number awarded each year • 2006-07: 315 • 2007-08: 319 • 2008-09: 329 • 2009-10: 279 • 2010-11: 295

  17. Chancellor’s Leadership Awards • Separate scholarship application required • Applicants rank-ordered by total scores from folder review process • Rank order and financial need used to allocate scholarships • Award valued at $5,000 per year for a total of 4 years • 50 scholarships awarded each year

  18. UNC Campus Scholarships • Selection Criteria • Exceptional Financial Need ($0 EFC) • First Generation College Student • From rural area in NC • Diversity a consideration • 2007-08: 95 • 2008-09: 94 • 2009-10: 92 • 2010-11: 93

  19. Retention of 2007 Freshman Cohort • Percent returning or graduating after 1,2, 3 years 84% 81%

  20. Numbers of Enrolled Undergraduates – Fall 2001-2010

  21. Six-Year Graduation Rates

  22. Number of Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred to African Americans

  23. Supportive Environment AA Symposium Mentoring Programs Orientation Course (USC101) Strong AA Student Org(s) Geographic Location Critical Mass of AA Students Critical Mass of AA Faculty and Staff K-12 Preparation STEM focus curriculum Family SES Low Financial Aid First Generation Source: Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (2009) Factors Related to AA Retention and Graduation Rates Inhibiting Factors Enhancing Factors

  24. Graduate Students

  25. African American Graduate Admissions

  26. Numbers of Enrolled Graduate Students – Fall 2001-2010

  27. Number of Graduate Degrees Conferred to African Americans Masters Doctorates

  28. What We Are Doing to Increase the Enrollment and Success of AA Graduate Students? • Graduate School Diversity Enhancement Grants • Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity:Funded by NIH to recruit and retain graduate and undergraduate students majoring in biomedical, behavioral, and veterinary medicine. Funds graduate students and provides work-study and research experience for undergraduates. • Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate • Bridge to the Doctorate: NSF Funds 2-year fellowships for 12 graduate students in engineering and sciences • Cross-talks, conferences • CHAMPS Program - NC State partnership with UNCF and private HBCUs

  29. African American Staff

  30. Changes in 2010

  31. Reasons for Leaving NC State EPA Professional SPA Professional Clerical Service/Maintenance

  32. African American Faculty

  33. Number of African American Faculty Tenured Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track

  34. African American Faculty Changes 2009 • No tenured or tenure track faculty left NC State • 3 now classified/corrected as Hispanic or Int’l • Hired: 1 TT • Awarded tenure: 6 2010 • Left NCSU: 1 T resigned 1 T retired, 2 TT resigned • Left the tenure track for another position: 1 TT • 2 TT, 1 T reclassified as international or unknown • Hired: 1 T • Awarded tenure: 3

  35. African American PhD Pool Selected Fields

  36. Initiatives to Increase the Pipeline and Improve the Climate • Building Future Faculty Program: Professional development workshop for diverse graduate students preparing for academic careers. Funded by NSF AGEP and several colleges and departments. • Developing Diverse Departments: Funded by the NSF Advance program to increase the representation of women faculty and faculty of color • Target of Opportunity Hire Program

  37. Sources: • NCSU University Planning and Analysis websites http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/ • NCSU Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid • College Bound Seniors 2010. http://professionals.collegeboard.com/data-reports-research/sat/cb-seniors-2010 • College Board AP Summary Reports: 2010 http://apreport.collegeboard.org/report-downloads • Survey of Earned Doctorates 2009. http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf11306/data_table.cfm