Women

Dissent vs. Vandalism

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Northern Kentucky suspends professor photographed removing anti-abortion display on campus.

Reprimand at Penn State

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University finds that women's basketball coach -- long accused of anti-lesbian bias -- created "intimidating and offensive" environment.

Ask and You Might Receive

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Professor urges women in academe to stop “underselling themselves.”

72 (12 Women) Join Ranks of Premier Science Group

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National Academy of Sciences elects new members; number of female scientists at several-year low.

New Take on the Gender Gap

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3 Harvard economists add historic context -- some of it surprising -- to the issue of dwindling male enrollments.

Booze Blamed at Duke

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Faculty review of lacrosse squad finds no sexism, racism or poor academic performance -- but faults team and university over alcohol.

Overexposed?

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Feminist professor bares her breasts on her blog, and some students at Southern Cal object.

Mandatory Retirement as Women's Issue

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Mandatory retirement was once the norm in higher education -- and most of the academics who had emeritus status forced on them were male.

Today, mandatory retirement is far from the norm and is illegal for faculty and many other positions. But a significant number of colleges, using loopholes in federal age-discrimination law that apply to executives and top decision-making officials, still have mandatory retirement for presidents and other top administrators.

A Commencement Turns Ugly

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Speaker at St. Thomas calls use of the pill "selfish," prompting some shocked students to walk out on their own graduation.

Keeping a Secret, Paying a Price

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A dean of students faces prosecution for not telling police officers about rape accusations.

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