Faculty Profile

Luther celebrates diversity, encourages diverse employment, and fosters relationships with faculty members from across the world. 

Countries of origin represented within Luther College faculty include the following (note, this list is not exhaustive): Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, United States, and Zimbabwe. If necessary, the College works with faculty members to apply and work through the process to become a U.S. Citizen.

In regards to faculty diversity relating to gender and race/ethnicity, see the graphs below.

Luther College Faculty Data by Gender

Year Men Women
  Tenure-Line Non-Tenure Line Total Tenure-Line Non-Tenure Line Total
2016 48% 3% 51% 39% 9% 49%
2015 48% 4% 52% 41% 7% 48%
2014 49% 3% 53% 40% 7% 47%
2013 51% 3% 54% 38% 8% 46%
2012 49% 6% 55% 37% 8% 45%
2011 51% 5% 56% 38% 6% 44%
2010 54% 4% 58% 36% 6% 42%

Source: American Association of University Professors Survey, counts as of November 1 each year.

Luther College Faculty: Minority Data*

Year Full-Time Tenure-Line Full-Time Non-Tenure-Line Part Time Total
  % Minority % Minority %  Minority % Minority
2016 11.0 11.1 0.0 8.7
2015 10.7 12.5 4.5 9.3
2014 8.8 16.7 1.6 7.8
2013 8.3 7.7 4.3 7.2
2012 7.9 6.3 4.5 6.8
2011 8.2 3.4 7.1 7.4
2010 7.6 10.3 12.1 9.0

Source: Dean’s Office All Faculty counts as of November 1 each year.

*Minority Data includes Black or African American, Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic/Latino, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.