Women

Sociology, Gender and Higher Ed

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New research examines women in the professoriate and the impact of athletics on academic performance.

Rebellion Over Coeducation Plan

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Randolph-Macon graduates want to know whether the college needs men or just better endowment management.

The 'Family Friendly' Bonus

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As more colleges have adopted "family friendly" policies for professors, many experts have noted that relatively small shares of those eligible for the flexible arrangements use them. Much has been written about why this is the case, with many observers guessing that young parents, especially women, fear that asking for flexible arrangements may hurt them in the tenure process.

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.

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