White women dominate the college admissions field
- White ladies comprise about half of all chief admissions officers, admissions heads and counselors, according to new data from CUPA-HR, the Faculty and College Skilled Affiliation for Human Assets.
- White males are additionally prevalent within the discipline, discovered CUPA-HR, which Tuesday launched the survey outcomes of greater than 12,000 admissions professionals. One-third of chief admissions officers are White males, in addition to about one-quarter of heads of admissions and one-fifth of admissions coordinators and counselors.
- Staff least represented embrace those that are Native American and Pacific Islander. Not even 1% of chief admissions officers had been Native American, and there have been no Pacific Islander males in that place.
Girls of all races and ethnicities eclipse the share of males in any respect ranges of admissions, CUPA-HR discovered.
Nonetheless, usually, Asian and Hispanic or Latino staff are underrepresented within the business. For example, illustration of Asian workers at every degree is about one-third of the illustration of Asian folks amongst U.S. bachelor’s diploma holders, the affiliation mentioned.
There are additionally fewer staff of colour farther up on the admissions ladder — 31% of coordinators and counselors are folks of colour, versus solely 21% of chief admissions officers.