Women - Higher Education

Women’s Basketball Continues to Outpace Men’s Academically

by Lois Elfman | March 19, 2019
Women’s basketball players still outperform their male counterparts, but there is still room [...] Read more

Study: Women Principal Investigators Receive Less Funding Than Men

by | March 5, 2019
On average, first-time women principal investigators scientists receive $41,000 less than men, [...] Read more

R. Kelly: We All Knew That He Was Coming to the Other Side of the Tracks

by aretha f. marbley | February 25, 2019
For most of us women, R. Kelly is not and will never be our perpetrator. Our perpetrators are p [...] Read more

Bay Path President Named Recipient of 2019 Donna Shavlik Award

by | February 20, 2019
Dr. Carol A. Leary, president of Bay Path University has been named the recipient of the 2019 D [...] Read more

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