Women - Higher Education



Dr. Constance Carroll Leaves Legacy of Student Success at San Diego Community College District

by Pearl Stewart | June 24, 2020 During her 16-year tenure as the longest serving chancellor in the history of the San Diego Com [...] Read more

New Research Studies Challenges Facing Women Working in STEM

by | March 10, 2020
Women remain concerned with underrepresentation and gender bias within science, technology, eng [...] Read more

Gender Inequity Persists in Research Authorship, Report Finds

by | March 5, 2020
Despite an increase in the number of women in research, gender disparity still remains, accordi [...] Read more

A Time to Lead: Constance Ledoux Book Leads Elon as its First Female President

by | January 22, 2020
Over a year ago, Dr. Constance “Connie” Ledoux Book was named Elon University’s first fem [...] Read more

Kronk Warner Embodies Historic Firsts at University of Utah’s Law School

by | November 14, 2019
Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner recently made history when she became the ­first woman and ­first N [...] Read more

Black Women Academics Share Secrets to Success of Navigating the Academy

by Autumn A. Arnett | November 5, 2019
For the second year in a row, the International Colloquium on Black Males in Education kicked o [...] Read more

Texas Inmates Graduate from Austin Community College

by | August 26, 2019
Friends and family gathered at Lockhart Correctional Facility in Texas to watch 14 women – 13 [...] Read more

Acclaimed Author Paule Marshall Remembered By Scholars

by | August 16, 2019
Acclaimed author Paule Marshall, whose writings often reflected on her own heritage, the comple [...] Read more

Advocacy and New AMA Presidency Define Harris’ Career in Psychiatry

by | August 15, 2019
Rather than getting career inspiration from her family and friends, Dr. Patrice Harris’ inter [...] Read more

Nonprofit to Implement Global Education Program for Girls

by | August 14, 2019
Plan International USA, a non-profit organization focused on ending poverty, recently received [...] Read more

University of Idaho Names First Female Athletic Director

| August 9, 2019
The University of Idaho has announced Terry Gawlik as its first female athletic director, accor [...] Read more

Young HBCU Leaders Look to Carry the Torch

by | July 14, 2019
Higher education observers consistently note that a number of HBCU presidents will be stepping [...] Read more

Sisters of the Academy: A ‘Hidden Gem’ for Black Women in Higher Education

by | July 11, 2019
Nearly 20 years ago at Florida State University, a tight-knit group of Black women doctoral stu [...] Read more

What Beyoncé Can Teach Us About Race, Identity and Social Justice

by Lynn Hampton |
In higher education, we talk a lot about diversity, but all too often students, faculty and sta [...] Read more

Policy Research: College Promise Programs Are Excluding Student Parents

by Pearl Stewart | June 27, 2019
Twenty percent of college students in the United States are raising children, yet the much-tout [...] Read more




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