Workforce Diversity

Sam Houston State University is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Employees By Gender

Gender Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
Female 1,057 191 1,248 55% 1,087 182 1,269 55% 1,129 168 1,297 55% 1,179 155 1,334 56% 1,211 170 1,381 56%
Male 893 112 1,005 45% 918 103 1,021 45% 938 107 1,045 45% 946 101 1,047 44% 973 94 1,067 44%
Total 1,950 303 2,253 100% 2,005 285 2,290 100% 2,067 275 2,342 100% 2,125 256 2,381 100% 2,184 264 2,448 100%

Employees By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 - 9 0% 8 - 8 0% 16 - 16 1% 9 1 10 0% 13 - 13 1%
Asian 70 6 76 3% 71 6 77 3% 74 3 77 3% 75 2 77 3% 85 6 91 4%
Black or African American 146 21 167 7% 153 16 169 7% 163 14 177 8% 168 18 186 8% 178 21 199 8%
Hispanic or Latino 158 17 175 8% 160 17 177 8% 209 23 232 10% 240 21 261 11% 246 16 262 11%
International 33 4 37 2% 47 1 48 2% 47 3 50 2% 48 1 49 2% 43 4 47 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% 1 - 1 0% 2 1 3 0%
Two or more races 42 13 55 2% 73 19 92 4% 22 6 28 1% 40 4 44 2% 35 2 37 2%
White 1,492 242 1,734 77% 1,493 226 1,719 75% 1,536 226 1,762 75% 1,544 209 1,753 74% 1,582 214 1,796 73%
Total 1,950 303 2,253 100% 2,005 285 2,290 100% 2,067 275 2,342 100% 2,125 256 2,381 100% 2,184 264 2,448 100%

Faculty By Gender

Gender Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
Female 336 148 484 50% 356 134 490 50% 380 129 509 50% 379 119 498 50% 382 126 508 50%
Male 392 95 487 50% 402 87 489 50% 410 95 505 50% 409 87 496 50% 418 83 501 50%
Total 728 243 971 100% 758 221 979 100% 790 224 1,014 100% 788 206 994 100% 800 209 1,009 100%

Faculty By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total % Full Time Part Time Total %
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 - 4 0% 5 - 5 1% 6 - 6 1% 3 1 4 0% 7 - 7 1%
Asian 55 6 61 6% 54 6 60 6% 57 3 60 6% 59 2 61 6% 64 6 70 7%
Black or African American 30 16 46 5% 32 12 44 5% 32 11 43 4% 32 16 48 5% 39 15 54 5%
Hispanic or Latino 36 13 49 5% 37 11 48 5% 46 15 61 6% 51 14 65 7% 51 11 62 6%
International 21 3 24 2% 29 - 29 3% 32 3 35 3% 34 1 35 4% 28 4 32 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% - - - 0% 1 - 1 0%
Two or more races 8 9 17 2% 15 14 29 3% 6 6 12 1% 14 4 18 2% 8 2 10 1%
White 574 196 770 79% 586 178 764 78% 611 186 797 79% 595 168 763 77% 602 171 773 77%
Total 728 243 971 100% 758 221 979 100% 790 224 1,014 100% 788 206 994 100% 800 209 1,009 100%

Employee Distribution

Employee Class Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
Total % Total % Total % Total % Total %
Administrative/Professional 563 22% 464 18% 522 19% 538 19% 574 20%
Clerical/Support Staff 719 28% 847 32% 806 30% 849 31% 865 31%
Faculty 971 37% 979 37% 1,014 37% 994 36% 1,009 36%
Graduate Assistants 349 13% 351 13% 368 14% 382 14% 367 13%
Total 2,602 100% 2,641 100% 2,710 100% 2,763 100% 2,815 100%