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graphic characteristics of the hired candidates
from within their respective applicant pool. Demographic data were not collected during the
application process in either year, so reported
data were obtained from university enrollment
reports and were thus limited by the available
institutional options (e.g., binary gender). The

in both apartment and residence hall communities. For reference, all displayed semester
terms are abbreviated (e.g., Spring 2016 semester = SP16, Fall 2017 semester = FA17).
For context, Table 1 displays the aggregate
demographic characteristics for the SP16 and
SP17 applicant pools alongside the demo-

Table 1
Applicant Pool and Hired Candidate Demographics
SP16 process
Demographic variable

SP17 process

Applicant

Hired

Applicant

Hired

106

48

106

47

Male

55 (51.9)

21 (43.8)

49 (46.2)

17 (36.2)

Female

51 (48.1)

27 (56.3)

57 (53.8)

30 (63.8)

106

48

106

47

Gender

Ethnicity
Asian

6 (5.7)

1 (2.1)

5 (4.7)

1 (2.1)

Black/African
American

14 (13.2)

6 (12.5)

13 (12.3)

8 (17.0)

Foreign

55 (51.9)

18 (37.5)

45 (42.5)

18 (38.3)

Hispanic/Latino

9 (8.5)

7 (14.6)

22 (20.8)

12 (25.5)

Multiple Ethnictiies

2 (1.9)

2 (4.2)

3 (2.8)

2 (4.3)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

1 (0.9)

0 (0.0)

20 (18.9)

14 (29.2)

17 (16.0)

6 (12.8)

Academic career

106

48

106

47

Freshman

12 (11.3)

6 (12.5)

6 (5.7)

1 (2.1)

Sophomore

43 (40.6)

23 (47.9)

38 (35.8)

20 (42.6)

Junior

15 (14.2)

11 (22.9)

27 (25.5)

19 (40.4)

Senior

12 (11.3)

7 (14.6)

10 (9.4)

3 (6.4)

Graduate

24 (22.6)

1 (2.1)

25 (23.6)

4 (8.5)

Not specified
White

Note. As the demographic data displayed here were not collected during the application process, the available options
were limited to what was available on the university enrollment reports where the data were collected. For example,
gender likely did not fully describe the actual gender distribution of candidates outside the male-female binary.

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