Tag: diversity

Black and Hispanic faculty underrepresented in Maryland public universities

The U.S. Census projects that 32% of Maryland’s population are Black and 12% are Hispanic. At Maryland’s six largest public universities– University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University of Maryland, College Park, Towson University, Frostburg State University, Salisbury University, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland– less than 6% of the total faculty are Black and less than 5% are Hispanic, as of 2021.

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Data shows Maryland General Assembly is becoming more representative of state

Capital News Service consolidated the American Community Survey’s race categories — excluding white, Black and Asian — to create an “other” category that is comparable to the Legislature’s “other” category. This consolidation includes people who identify as American Indian and Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, and it makes up about 9 percent of Maryland’s population.

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