Women - Higher Education

Education in Spite of It All: A Black Woman’s Journey

by Menah Pratt-Clarke | January 15, 2019 My mother, Dr. Mildred Pratt, died in 2012. I think about her often. She was one of the first-g [...] Read more

Support Grows for Imperiled Bennett College

by | January 5, 2019
By postal service and online, in amounts small and large, a steady stream of donations is flowi [...] Read more

Mutcherson Marks Three Major Firsts for Rutgers Law School in Camden

by Lois Elfman | January 3, 2019
Noted bioethics and health law scholar Kimberly Mutcherson is the first woman, first African-Am [...] Read more

Solange, Black Women & Politics

by Joseph L. Jones | December 17, 2018
Several years ago, when my political science colleagues and I were revising our curriculum, I m [...] Read more

University of Rochester Names Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf as its First Female President

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The University of Rochester has appointed Dr. Sarah Mangelsdorf as its first female president. [...] Read more

Faculty Bring Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies to LaGuardia Community College

by | December 13, 2018
With shifting notions of gender and sexuality, ongoing discussions about reproductive rights an [...] Read more

Significant Increase in U.S. Medical School Applicants Among Women and Minorities

by | December 4, 2018
According to data recently released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the [...] Read more

Report Shows Continued Discrimination for Women, People of Color in U.S. Businesses

by | November 28, 2018
A recent research report by Bentley University’s Gloria Cordes Larson Center for Women and Bu [...] Read more

Michigan State University Police Department Appoints First Female Chief

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Deputy Chief Kelly Roudebush, a 24-year veteran of the Michigan State University Police Departm [...] Read more

Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole Appointed Chair & President of the National Council of Negro Women

by | November 15, 2018
Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole has been appointed chair and seventh president of the National Counci [...] Read more

Scholars Mentored By Shalala Predict Support for Higher Ed and Diversity

by | November 8, 2018
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings is a proud member of “the Class of Shalala,” an informal name ad [...] Read more

Barbara Ransby Receives Scholarship for her Work to Better Society

by | November 7, 2018
Activist and writer Dr. Barbara Ransby, who’s also a historian at the University of Illin [...] Read more

Former NC Governor Named Chair of the National Assessment Governing Board

by | November 4, 2018
Dr. Beverly Perdue, the former governor of North Carolina, was recently named chair of the Nati [...] Read more

Author Ntozake Shange Dead at 70

by Associated Press | October 28, 2018
Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony [...] Read more

Mentoring Emphasized at TIAA Institute Women’s Leadership Forum

by Lois Elfman | October 18, 2018
The importance of making an impact on higher education and creating pipelines for diverse talen [...] Read more
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