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UNCF Survey Measures How COVID-19 Has Affected HBCU Students’ Fall Plans

by | July 31, 2020 More than 5,000 students from 17 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) historically Black colleges a Read more

U of Maryland Hospital Sued for Canceling Hysterectomy for Transgender Man

| July 20, 2020
A transgender man last week filed a lawsuit against a Univ. of Maryland hospital for allegedly [...] Read more

Navigating New Campus Sexual Assault Investigation Rules Will Be Challenging, Say Some Colleges

by Katti Gray | July 14, 2020
Whether new federal rules governing how to resolve cases of on-campus sex crimes will, as many [...] Read more

Scholar Illustrates How to Include Women of Color in Teaching the History of the Suffrage Movement

by Lois Elfman | March 5, 2020
As we approach the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, African American studies specialist [...] Read more

Study: Gender Inequality Persists in Science Careers and Publishing

by Lois Elfman | February 24, 2020
In any given year, the amount of published scientific research from women and men is about the [...] Read more

University of Arizona Professor Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

by | December 19, 2019
A University of Arizona (UA) professor settled a $20 million gender discrimination lawsuit agai [...] Read more

Report: Higher Education Employees Older Compared to Other Workforces

by | September 4, 2019
Compared to other workforce fields in the United States, higher education holds the highest num [...] Read more

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

by Lynn Hampton | July 11, 2019
In higher education, we talk a lot about diversity, but all too often students, faculty and sta [...] Read more

Study Reveals Bias against Female Basketball Players at HBCUs

by | October 2, 2018
A new study by a Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) professor indicates that women’s ba [...] Read more

Gender Pay Gap Wide Among Graduates of Elite Schools

| August 16, 2018
The gender wage gap is real – even when looking at pay differences between men and women who [...] Read more

Duke Among Universities Increasing Number of Women Deans

by | August 10, 2018
The number of women in leadership positions at Duke University will increase this fall after it [...] Read more

Nevertheless, She Persisted

by Angela P. Dodson | March 7, 2018
This year, the National Women’s History Project has chosen the theme of “Nevertheless, She [...] Read more

Report: Stark Gender, Racial Gaps Persist in Engineering, Computer Science

by | January 17, 2018
Very few female and minority students pursue engineering and computer science degrees at Texas [...] Read more

More Women’s Colleges Admitting Transgender Students

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | September 5, 2017
A wave of women’s colleges have begun admitting transgender women. But even as many schools e [...] Read more

Experts: True Equality for Women Still not a Reality

by | August 27, 2017
Despite 97 years of progress fighting for gender equality in political offices, in the workplac [...] Read more
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