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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Inside Higher Ed, 9/19/2012 (Dr. Juan Gilbert)
Clemson Computer Science Professors, Juan Gilbert (2nd from left)
Critical Mass. Of the 56 Black computer science professors nationwide, a full 10 percent are clustered in one place: Clemson University. Clemson boasts six African American tenure-track or tenured professors. Its doctoral students account for 10 percent of African American computer science Ph.D. candidates, too. Those numbers come from the Computing Research Association, which surveyed 267 institutions and found that Black computer scientists account for just 1.4 percent of computer science faculty.