Disparate Burden

New data show just how unequally child-care responsibilities fall on male and female professors.

Changing the Rules

The Bush administration -- without fanfare -- makes it easier for college sports programs to comply with Title IX.

A Real Option

The U. of California is considering a policy that might make part-time faculty careers -- before and after tenure -- more viable than ever before.

The Anti-Summers

Princeton's president offers her views on women and science and we compare her speech on the topic to Larry Summers's.

The Push to Get In

Early decision applications continue to rise at competitive colleges -- and colleges continue to see more applications from women.

Protection for Title IX Whistle Blowers

Employees who face retaliation for bringing gender bias claims are entitled to damages, Supreme Court rules.

'Life of the Mind and of the Heart'

Colleges are at risk of losing some of the most talented young academics -- especially female ones -- if they don't make major changes in the faculty career path. That was the message at a briefing Tuesday for presidents attending the annual meeting of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

The New Larry Summers on Women and Science

Harvard's president gave another talk last night -- and offered very different views from those that got him in hot water.

'Potty Parity'

With Larry Summers questioning their science ability, and the Bush administration weakening Title IX, it has not been a great year for women in higher education.

But the Los Angeles Community College District has adopted a new policy that will help its female students in a most practical way: The ratios used to set the number of male and female bathroom stalls -- a ratio that has allowed men to zip in and zip out, while women stand in line -- is changing.

NCAA Urges U.S. to Rescind Title IX Guidance

Association leaders tell colleges to ignore Education Department policy on e-mail surveys of athletes' interest.


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