Women - Higher Education



Why College-Educated Black Women Are Threats in 2021

by Asha Alston | April 27, 2021 College-educated Black women are a threat ─ to the white American supremacy and higher educat [...] Read more

Reflections of a Woman in STEM

by | March 11, 2021
It is no secret that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields. Based on data from the Natio [...] Read more

Biden Orders Review of Trump-Era Title IX Regulations

by | March 8, 2021
President Joe R. Biden will sign an executive order directing the U.S. Department of Education [...] Read more

Dr. Marjorie Hass Appointed First Female President of the Council of Independent Colleges

by | March 4, 2021
Dr. Marjorie Hass, president of Rhodes College, will be the first female president of the Counc [...] Read more

Women Studies Scholars Worry Their Programs Are at Risk for Being Cut Amid Tightening Budgets

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Women’s studies scholars worry programs like theirs will take a hit as the pandemic leads to [...] Read more

Meet Dr. Shenila Khoja-Moolji, a Champion for Inclusive Education

by Sarah Wood | March 3, 2021
As an interdisciplinary scholar, Dr. Shenila Khoja-Moolji’s research focuses on past and pres [...] Read more

Variances in Tenure Process Raise Gender Equity Concerns Exacerbated by COVID-19

by Autumn A. Arnett | March 1, 2021
Faculty across the country have expressed concerns about the equity considerations they feel ar [...] Read more

Report Examines Gender Pay Disparities Among Top Earners in Higher Ed

by Autumn A. Arnett | February 24, 2021
A new report from the Women’s Power Gap Initiative at the Eos Foundation and the American Ass [...] Read more

Student Activists Protest Against Sexual Assault on Campuses

by | February 10, 2021
College students across the U.S. staged socially distanced protests this week against sexual as [...] Read more

Women in Sports Leadership: A Q&A with Chevonne Mansfield, Interim Athletics Director, Florida Memorial University

by Diverse Staff |
Q&A with Chevonne Mansfield, Interim Athletics Director, Florida Memorial University [...] Read more

Women’s Rights Organizations Push for an Office of Gender Equity at the Education Department

by | January 29, 2021
Women’s rights organizations are making a renewed push for an Office of Gender Equity in the [...] Read more

Women in Sports Leadership: A Q&A with Dr. Dana Hollie

by Diverse Staff | January 20, 2021
A Q&A with Dr. Dana Hollie, the Faculty Athletic Representative at the University of Toledo. [...] Read more

Judson College Meets Fundraising Goals, Stays Open

by | January 4, 2021
Judson College, the sixth oldest U.S. women’s college will stay open, having met its fundrais [...] Read more

183-Year-Old Women’s College To Close If It Doesn’t Raise $500,000 by Dec. 31

by | December 22, 2020
Founded in 1838, the all-women’s Judson College has weathered multiple wars, The Great Depres [...] Read more

Extend the Tenure Clock to Save Careers of Rising Academic Women

by Karen Bjorkman | November 30, 2020
The halls of higher education already had a leaky pipeline for women in science and academia, b [...] Read more




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