Women

The Real Barriers for Women in Science

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National Academies report attributes underrepresentation to "implicit biases" and institutional policies, not lack of talent or drive.

The Clarity Gap

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Female professors are less likely than men to feel they know what is expected of them to earn tenure, study finds.

Dueling Data on Women and Work

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Yale researcher challenges Times article saying female grads of elite colleges would choose children over jobs.

Numbers Game

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Wisconsin-Whitewater limits men’s rosters in the name of Title IX.

Women Turning Down Harvard's Offers

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While the proportion of women receiving tenure-track offers to join Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences rose for the third straight year in 2005-6, the share of women who accepted positions declined dramatically, according to an internal report.

Pattern of Inappropriate Touching

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Inquiry into ex-president of Johnson County CC finds complaints from multiple women -- and faculty want more answers.

New Measures for Gender Inequities

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AAUP releases national and campus data showing gaps in faculty employment and salaries -- especially at doctoral universities.

Searching for Students -- and a Name

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In deciding to admit men, Randolph-Macon Woman's College has alienated many and created need for a different title.

Hopkins Endorses Gender Parity

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University commits to 50% representation in professoriate and among executive leadership by 2020.

Gender Equity in Practice

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Many female college athletes train against bigger, faster men. But an NCAA panel wants to ban the approach.

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