The demographic profile of the typical college president continues to change, albeit slowly. Explore demographic information as well as presidents’ career trajectories and previous presidential experience.
Although the college presidency is predominantly male, there are more women presidents now than ever before. See their demographic profile, the types of institutions they lead, and their career paths to the presidency.
Presidents of color make up an increasing, though still underrepresented, share of the presidency. Learn about their demographic profile, the types of institutions they lead, and gender representation among minority presidents.
Diversity & Inclusion
College presidents are increasingly committed to fostering diverse and inclusive campus environments. Discover their views on diversifying the faculty and their perspectives on women and racial/ethnic minorities on campus.
Duties & Responsibilities
The college presidency is a multifaceted role that is central to the success of a given institution. Find out how presidents spend their time, what their key frustrations are, and from whom they draw professional support.
Internal & External Influences
College presidents are impacted by a broad range of influences within and outside of their institutions. Understand their views on funding sources, performance measures, and their state’s political climate.
Explore the Data
Look ahead to when the college presidency might reach gender parity or racial parity.