Daily Mirror

Rise in black profs stalls

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THE proportion of black professors at UK universiti­es has stalled at just 1%, Government data shows.

Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency that just 160 out of 22,855 professors in 2020/21 were black.

Overall 11%, professors, were from minority ethnic background­s, while 82% were white.

University and College Union general secretary Jo Grady has previously described the pace of change as “glacial”.

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