Turnaround for Women at Harvard

University pledges at least $50 million, creates new position and vows to consider numerous policy changes to aid female scientists.

Stalled Progress

A new report criticizes the U. of California for not hiring enough women -- and suggests that more hires be assistant professors.

Discrimination, Yes, But What Kind?

Saint Anselm fires a male employee who became a woman, prompting a lawsuit charging gender bias by the religious institution.

Diversity or Conformity

Professors say search committees too frequently doom minority candidates.

Did Cross-Dressing Cost Adjunct His Job?

A sociologist sues Georgetown College, charging that his wardrobe led to his non-renewal.

Choices at Harvard

Summers critic who once challenged Harvard on sex bias named graduate dean; alumni want president to stay.

Supreme Court Hands Wrestlers Loss on Title IX

Justices decline to hear appeal of lawsuit challenging Education Department's policy on equity in sports.

Flawed Assumption: College Restores Track Teams

Concluding that it was out of compliance with Title IX, institution agrees to keep men's and women's squads.

Too Private for Its Own Good

Federal appeals court rules that Penn official can be sued for comments made during university's grievance process.

Years of Harassment

North Carolina State U. found to have ignored repeated incidents involving a professor -- and to have promoted him.


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