Women - Higher Education



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

Meet Jennifer Lynne Williams, Director of Athletics, Alabama State University

by Diverse Staff | November 23, 2020
Women in Sports Leadership: Q&A with Jennifer Lynne Williams, the director of athletics at Alab [...] Read more

The PhD Project Panel Focuses on Building the Pipeline

by | November 20, 2020
The PhD Project — a non-profit organization working to increase the diversity of business sch [...] Read more

Meet the First Black Woman to Receive a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester

by | October 29, 2020
Upon graduating, Dr. Monique Mendes was “surprised” to learn that she became the first Blac [...] Read more

Kamala Harris Touts Her Howard University, Alpha Kappa Alpha Connections

by B. Denise Hawkins | October 28, 2020
At 17, in the early 1980s, Kamala D. Harris made her first run for an elected office. Then, the [...] Read more

Three Black Female Authors Among 2020 ‘Genius Grant’ Winners

by | October 6, 2020
Three prominent Black female authors — N.K. Jemisin, Jacqueline Woodson and Tressie McMillan [...] Read more

Study: Collegiate Esports Is Booming, But Women Are Being Left Behind

by | September 28, 2020
Varsity esports programs are rapidly expanding onto the collegiate scene, but women players are [...] Read more

Higher Ed Remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by | September 20, 2020
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday at the age of 87 dealt a [...] Read more




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