This UF department has the most African American female faculty members in the U.S. | News

Only 16 African American women teach computer science and engineering in universities across the county, according to a report. UF employs four of them.

UF’s Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering announced Feb. 21 it was named No. 1 for the most African American female faculty members. The rankings were measured by the American Society for Engineering Education, a nonprofit organization that focuses on advancing engineering education, said Juan Gilbert, the department chair.

Nationally, 179 public and private universities sent in their demographics to be measured. About 2,800 computer and information science faculty members were reported — only 16 were female African…

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