Women

Women Need Not Apply?

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EEOC suit adds to view of many at Newman U. that president doesn't want female candidates for key jobs.

Fordham Will Shut Down Marymount

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Women's college was absorbed by larger university 5 years ago, but couldn't attract enough students to survive.

Vendetta Against Lesbians?

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15 years ago, Penn State's women's hoops coach said she didn't want any on her team. A former player says she still acts that way.

Another Women's College Will Admit Men

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Blue Mountain College announced last week that it would admit men to all of its programs, starting in January.

The Mississippi college was founded in 1873 as a women's institution, but since 1956, it has admitted men as students if they are preparing for the ministry or are enrolled in non-degree programs. Blue Mountain is run by the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Indiana Creates First Gender Studies Ph.D.

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As doctoral programs in women's studies spread, one university takes a different approach.

New Rights for Pregnant Grad Students

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Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.

Diversity Goals

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Yale sets 7-year targets for hiring new female and minority faculty members -- and changes search committee process.

9 University Presidents Issue Statement on Gender Equity

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Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."

Newman President, Accused of Sexism, Quits

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University says his decision is not related to EEOC finding or lawsuits.

Does Rape Fantasy Belong in Student Paper?

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Photo spread at U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee infuriates many students. Administration rejects censorship calls, but creates new panel.

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