Women

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.

'Why Aren't More Women in Science?'

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The year 2006 may be remembered for unprecedented attention given to issues related to women in science. Numerous expert panels -- most notably one appointed by the National Academies -- examined barriers facing female scientists. A new collection published by the American Psychological Association aims to add to the knowledge base.

Progress Over the Long Term

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Report finds significant strides in science education and employment by women, but less progress by members of minority groups.

Twist on Harvard's Gender Battles

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An adjunct professor of landscape architecture at Harvard University who resigned Friday in a letter decrying the Graduate School of Design’s gender inequities -- including the landscape architecture department’s utter lack of a female tenure hire in its 106-year existence -- rescinded her resignation after the school’s dean and Harvard’s interim president, Derek C. Bok, convinced her to stay.

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