A Snapshot of Racial Diversity at Wichita State University

Wichita State University in Kansas has a student body that is 6 percent black. This is about the same percentage of blacks in the population in the state of Kansas. Blacks make up more than 11 percent of the population in the city of Wichita.

But there is a significant racial shortfall when it comes to faculty diversity. Wichita State reports that there are only 10 blacks on its 472-member full-time instruction faculty. Thus blacks make up 2.1 percent of all full-time faculty.