Terminations

This report provides information about the professorial faculty who terminated from the University of Washington during the 2017-18 academic year, between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018.


Resignations

Rank Track Count Percent of Total
Professor Professor 14 10.7%
Professor Professor without Tenure 20 15.3%
Professor Research Professor 6 4.6%
Professor
Subtotal 40 30.5%
Associate Professor Associate Professor 5 3.8%
Associate Professor Associate Professor without Tenure 20 15.3%
Associate Professor Research Associate Professor 6 4.6%
Associate Professor
Subtotal 31 23.7%
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor 27 20.6%
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor without Tenure 24 18.3%
Assistant Professor Research Assistant Professor 9 6.9%
Assistant Professor
Subtotal 60 45.8%
Grand Total 131 100%


Resignations by School / College / Campus

School, College or Campus Count Percent of Total
College of Arts and Sciences 19 14.5%
College of Education 3 2.3%
College of Engineering 7 5.3%
College of the Environment 1 0.8%
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance 1 0.8%
Foster School of Business 3 2.3%
Information School 1 0.8%
School of Law 1 0.8%
School of Medicine 70 53.4%
School of Nursing 3 2.3%
School of Pharmacy 2 1.5%
School of Public Health 8 6.1%
School of Social Work 2 1.5%
University of Washington, Bothell 6 4.6%
University of Washington, Tacoma 4 3.1%
Total 131 100%


Resignations by Professorial Rank and Gender

Rank Female Percent of
Female Total
Male Percent of
Male Total
Professor 11 20.0% 29 38.2%
Associate Professor 15 27.3% 16 21.1%
Assistant Professor 29 52.7% 31 40.8%
Total 55 100% 76 100%


Resignations by Gender Totals

Gender Count Percent of Total
Female 55 42.0%
Male 76 58.0%
Total 131 100%


Resignations by Professorial Rank and Race

Rank Total White Asian Black Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Multiple Race Declined to Disclose Did Not Participate
Professor 60 34
(56.7%)
7
(11.7%)
1
(1.7%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
8
(13.3%)
Associate Professor 31 17
(54.8%)
10
(32.3%)
0
(0%)
1
(3.2%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
2
(6.5%)
0
(0%)
1
(3.2%)
Assistant Professor 40 34
(85.0%)
3
(7.5%)
0
(0%)
1
(2.5%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
1
(2.5%)
0
(0%)
1
(2.5%)
Total 131 85
(64.9%)
20
(15.3%)
1
(0.8%)
12
(9.2%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
3
(2.3%)
0
(0%)
10
(7.6%)


Reasons Cited for Resignations

Reason Count
General Resignation 62
Better Job Opportunities 26
Resignation – Accepted New Academic Position 23
Resignation Due to Relocation 11
Resignation – Accepted Non-Academic Position 5
Personal Reasons 4


Retirements

Rank Track Count Percent of Total
Professor Professor 44 50.0%
Professor Professor without Tenure 20 22.7%
Professor Research Professor 4 4.5%
Professor
Subtotal 68 77.3%
Associate Professor Associate Professor 13 14.8%
Associate Professor Associate Professor without Tenure 6 6.8%
Associate Professor Research Associate Professor 1 1.1%
Associate Professor
Subtotal 20 22.7%
Grand Total 88 100%


Retirements by School / College / Campus

School, College or Campus Count Percent of Total
College of Arts and Sciences 23 26.1%
College of Built Environments 2 2.3%
College of Education 3 3.4%
College of Engineering 4 4.5%
College of the Environment 6 6.8%
Foster School of Business 1 1.1%
Information School 1 1.1%
School of Dentistry 3 3.4%
School of Law 1 1.1%
School of Medicine 29 33.0%
School of Nursing 7 8.0%
School of Pharmacy 1 1.1%
School of Public Health 2 2.3%
School of Social Work 1 1.1%
University of Washington, Bothell 3 3.4%
University of Washington, Tacoma 1 1.1%
Total 88 100%


Retiree Age Profile

Rank Count Age Range Mean Age Median Age
Professor 68 55-89 71.5 72
Associate Professor 20 59-79 67.6 66


Voluntary Retirement Incentive by Rank

Rank Count
Professor 25
Associate Professor 6


Voluntary Retirement Incentive by School / College / Campus

School, College or Campus Count Percent of Total
College of Arts and Sciences 10 32.3%
College of Education 2 6.5%
College of Engineering 3 9.7%
College of the Environment 2 6.5%
School of Dentistry 1 3.2%
School of Medicine 1 3.2%
School of Nursing 6 19.4%
School of Pharmacy 1 3.2%
School of Public Health 1 3.2%
School of Social Work 1 3.2%
University of Washington, Bothell 3 9.7%
Total 31 100%


Voluntary Retirement Incentive Age Profile

Rank Count Age Range Mean Age Median Age
Professor 25 62-80 71.3 72
Associate Professor 6 66-68 66.7 66


Professorial Faculty Terminations by Type Over Time

Year Total Resigned Retired Involuntary Deceased
2008-09 143 84 52 6 1
2009-10 151 86 47 9 9
2010-11 205 107 92 2 4
2011-12 160 90 62 5 3
2012-13 192 114 71 2 5
2013-14 238 132 95 5 6
2014-15 179 85 87 2 5
2015-16 208 83 116 5 4
2016-17 218 107 100 3 8
2017-18 229 131 88 5 5


Resignations by Race Over Time

Academic Year Total White Asian Black Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Multiple Race Declined to Disclose* Did Not Participate
2008-09 84 64
(76.2%)
13
(15.5%)
2
(2.4%)
2
(2.4%)
0
(0%)
N/A 0
(0%)
N/A 3
(3.6%)
2009-10 86 60
(69.8%)
18
(20.9%)
1
(1.2%)
1
(1.2%)
0
(0%)
N/A 0
(0%)
N/A 6
(7%)
2010-11 107 71
(66.4%)
20
(18.7%)
7
(6.5%)
4
(3.7%)
1
(0.9%)
N/A 0
(0%)
N/A 4
(3.7%)
2011-12 90 63
(70%)
15
(16.7%)
1
(1.1%)
8
(8.9%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
N/A 3
(3.3%)
2012-13 114 82
(71.9%)
18
(15.8%)
3
(2.6%)
2
(1.8%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
5
(4.4%)
N/A 4
(3.5%)
2013-14 132 75
(56.8%)
34
(25.8%)
3
(2.3%)
8
(6.1%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
1
(0.8%)
N/A 11
(8.3%)
2014-15 85 48
(56.5%)
20
(23.5%)
4
(4.7%)
8
(9.4%)
1
(1.2%)
0
(0%)
1
(1.2%)
0
(0%)
3
(3.5%)
2015-16 83 53
(63.9%)
12
(14.5%)
3
(3.6%)
6
(7.2%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
1
(1.2%)
1
(1.2%)
7
(8.4%)
2016-17 107 73
(68.20%)
16
(15.0%)
2
(1.9%)
5
(4.7%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
3
(2.8%)
0
(0%)
8
(7.5%)
2017-18 131 85
(64.9%)
20
(15.3%)
1
(0.8%)
12
(9.2%)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
3
(2.3%)
0
(0%)
10
(7.6%)

*”Decline to Disclose” was added as an option to race reporting on the Affirmative Action Data Form starting in 2015.