Women - Higher Education



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

The Air Force’s First Female African American Fighter Pilot Is Paving the Way For Women of Color

by Lois Elfman | September 4, 2020
The Air Force’s first female African American fighter pilot is focused on helping others achi [...] Read more

Colleges and Universities Celebrate Women’s Vote Centennial

by Walter Hudson | August 18, 2020
Even as colleges and universities grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the return to a new sc [...] Read more

Elaine Jones to Speak at Virtual Centennial Celebration of 19th Amendment

by | August 17, 2020
This week marks 100 years since Tennessee became the last state to ratify the 19th Amendment, g [...] Read more

No Longer Participating in Our Own Oppression

by Susan Shaw | August 13, 2020
Every day, institutions of higher education ask marginalized people to participate in their own [...] Read more

Closing University Child Care Centers Hurts Both Student Parents and Future Educators

by Autumn Green and Wendy Wagner Robeson | July 31, 2020
Across the country, early childhood care and education programs have been hard hit by the COVID [...] Read more

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

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More than 5,000 students from 17 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) historically Black colleges a [...] Read more

Sweet Briar College Seeks to Foster Ideal Learning Environment for Next Generation of Female Engineers

by | July 30, 2020
Rather than large lecture-style classes, Sweet Briar College offers a hands-on experiential lea [...] 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

Berkeley City College President Dr. Angélica Garcia Sees Education as ‘Pathway for Liberation’

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Normally, when a new college president takes office, there’s a lot of handshaking, sitting in [...] Read more

Outgoing NACAC CEO Joyce E. Smith Wins Plaudits for Leadership

by Lois Elfman | July 9, 2020
Even though her final days as CEO of NACAC have been in a time of uncertainty, Joyce E. Smith h [...] Read more

Following in the Footsteps of Her Father, Dr. Wilma Mishoe Led Delaware State to New Heights

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 8, 2020
She couldn’t say no. “Higher education,” Mishoe says, “is my natural habitat,” and De [...] Read more

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




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