Women

Does Academe Hinder Parenthood?

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2 new studies suggest that many professors, especially women, are less likely than other professionals or men in their field to have kids.

Virginia Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to College Admitting Men

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Cases are among several being used by some alumni leaders to fight decisions by their alma maters.

'Quiet Desperation' of Academic Women

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Interviews with 80 female faculty members at a research university -- the largest qualitative study of its kind -- have found that many women in careers are deeply frustrated by a system that they believe undervalues their work and denies them opportunities for a balanced life. While the study found some overt discrimination in the form of harassment or explicitly sexist remarks, many of the concerns involved more subtle "deeply entrenched inequities."

Redefining Where Salary Gaps Linger

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New analysis of start of academic careers finds gender equity except at research universities, where women face 9% deficit. Black and Latino professors found to earn more than others.

Women in Sociology -- Satisfied, but Not Equal

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10 years after they have earned their Ph.D., females in the field are achieving success, but survey finds key gaps in family and professional life.

How Students Experience Violence

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New study tracks extent of emotional, physical and sexual violence. Among the findings -- reported rates of relationship violence are higher pre-college.

Women, Men and Service

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Research released in new book argues that a set of nuanced issues -- such as assignments that take female professors away from scholarly inquiry -- limit their advancement.

Keys to Hiring Women in Science

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New research examines relationship between specific practices by search committee and odds of female finalists or hires.

If One Professor Gropes, Does Everyone Need Training?

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Experts say Iowa president's move to require programs for all faculty and staff is an appropriate and strong response against harassment. Others see collective punishment.

Equal Start, Less Equal Progress in Social Sciences

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Women begin post-Ph.D. careers with same success levels as men, but face significant differences in terms of work-family balance, new analysis finds.

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