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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Women's status in higher education: background. This volume provides a critical examination of the status of women and gender in higher education today. Despite the increasing numbers of women in higher education, gendered structures continue to hinder women’s advancement in academia. This book goes beyond the numbers to examine the issues. Women's status in higher education: background and significance. Guiding assumptions and questions ; Historical context ; Legislative and policy initiatives ; Women in the curriculum ; Scholarship ; Organization of this monograph -- Framing women's status through multiple lenses. Each year, the National Book Critics Circle presents awards for the finest books published in English in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism. Three of the six winning authors this year are Black women. Each has some ties to higher education.
Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xiv. PDF. The status of women in higher education. Front Matter. Pages PDF. Women and higher education: Trends and perspectives. Gail P. Kelly, Sheila S. Slaughter. Pages Politics and policies in nation states. Front Matter. the status of women in STEM in higher education, librarians can help their institutions prepare to engage fully in local, regional, and national efforts. Literature This paper provides an overview of how this topic is currently treated by researchers concerned with the status of women in STEM in higher education. Women's Status in Higher Education: Equity Matters. Executive Summary Significant gains have been made in women's access to and representation in higher education. Although they are important, focus on these improvements provides only a partial picture of gender equity and inequity. Higher education was designed for men in colonial America.  Since the s women's positions and opportunities in the educational sphere have , women surpassed men in number of bachelor's degrees conferred annually in the United States, and more bachelor's degrees have been conferred on women each year since.
This list of books about women in higher education is sponsored by Sourcebooks. In the winter of , young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for the first time. The Ivy League institution dedicated to graduating “one thousand male leaders” each year had finally decided to open its doors to the nation’s top. An infobrief by ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS) and ACE Leadership updates key statistics about women in higher education, examining issues like tenure, compensation and representation in high-ranking leadership positions, such as the presidency and membership on governing boards. "Pipelines, Pathways, and Institutional Leadership: An Update on the Status of Women . women during previous generations, narrowing the scope to women’s roles and employment in higher education institutions elicits some interesting points. In the s and s, women’s desire to attend higher educational institutions created a great debate that lasted a century (Gordon, ). Gary A. Berg's new book, The Rise of Women in Higher Education: How, Why and What's Next (Rowman & Littlefield), covers the dramatic gains made by women in higher education and the areas where they have not achieved equity. Berg, a former associate vice president at California State University Channel Islands, responded to questions about the book via email.